What’s Selling and What’s Not?

 

In today’s challenging British Columbia real estate market, people are full of questions. One of the first questions most consumers ask their Coldwell Banker Oceanside Realty Realtor is, "What’s selling these days?" 

If you’re thinking of selling a Vancouver Island property, you’ll be pleased to know that homes are selling when they’re well-prepared for sale and priced right. The reason is because people buy and sell homes for lifestyle reasons. Births, marriages, new jobs, retirement and other demographic factors all drive the market, even in times of economic downturn. However, in today’s increasingly competitive market, you need the advice of a full-service professional, who knows market conditions and a home’s competition and can use this critical information in readying your home for sale.

In today’s market, successful sellers are those who have become more realistic in setting their asking price. They understand that a home isn’t a winning lottery ticket; it’s a place to raise a family and build equity over time.

Your local Coldwell Banker Oceanside Realty representative can give you the straight facts on what comparable homes are selling for right now. They can show you actual sales activity so you know what prices the market will bear They can also talk to you about time on market, and let you see for yourself what’s not moving. They can also answer the all-important question of why it’s not moving. Make no mistake, prospective buyers are out there. They’re recognizing that there is tremendous value in today’s market as lowered mortgage rates and adjusting prices have resulted in some of the best home affordability we’ve seen in many years. It’s just a matter of knowing how to create a pricing and marketing strategy that will maximize your chances to attract buyers and win offers.

If you’re thinking of selling, why not talk to your local Coldwell Banker Oceanside Realty real estate professional. Together, you can develop a strategy to get you a great result. Then the next time someone asks what’s selling in your neighbourhood, the answer will be –your house! When you’re ready to sell you need to be armed with good information and have the facts about what your home is worth. A Free Home Evaluation is a step in the right direction.

By utilizing the information you are supplying to us in the form below, we will conduct a thorough comparative market analysis thru the database of all homes listed or sold in your area. Coldwell Banker Oceanside Realty will determine what your home might sell for and send you this information. There is absolutely no cost or obligation for this valuable service.

Whether it’s buying a home or an investment property, Vancouver Island has something to offer everyone. Of course you’ll need the very latest listings market information. Count on us to deliver those results. If it's targeted results you're looking for, give us your requirements and our First Glance Advantage system will automatically send you personalized results as they're listed!

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