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Price Your Home to Make More Money in 3 Simple Steps

Looking for guidance on how to price your home competitively? Want to learn how you can get more money at closing? You're in the right place! This post will teach you how to use online home value estimators and comparable home data to determine a good list price for your home that will spark competition among buyers.

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Use Home Value Estimators to Sell Your Home for More

When you decide to list with HomeBay, we kick off the process by helping you determine an accurate list price for your home. This post explains how we decide if you, as the seller, have realistic pricing expectations, how Redfin plays a role in helping us decide and how you can use our same evaluation process to  make more money on your home sale
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It's Foolish to Let a Realtor Price Your Home - Here's Why.

Prior to starting HomeBay, our co-founder Tom was a real estate broker who helped sell over 1,000 homes. Today, he's sharing a home pricing trick of the trade that agents often use to land new clients. It's a crazy practice that often costs sellers a lot of money. Keep reading to learn how to avoid falling into this money trap!

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How Patience Pays: A Long-Game Guide for Home Sellers

One of the most important steps in preparing to sell your home is figuring out your list price and determining how much time you have to sell. You also need to consider your negotiation strategy. Here are some tips that will help you plot out your best route prior to listing.

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Seller's Guide to Home Value Estimators

When you are selling your own home, choosing the price can pose a challenge, but to guide you through the process, a number of home value estimators are available. These online tools can be useful, but you need to use their information carefully. Here’s a look at how they work and how you should implement them into your selling process.

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4 Ways Overpricing Your Home Can Hurt Your Sale

The process of selling a house begins with setting the asking price for the property. Although it may seem lucrative to start by setting a high list price, it can actually harm your chances of selling the property in a number of ways. Let's take a look at four ways that overpricing your home can make your home sale more difficult. 

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3 Popular Home Valuation Tools - Compared

Do online home value estimators really work? How accurate (or inaccurate) are they? Can you trust what they tell you? This post will carefully examine three popular online home valuation tools and will provide some guidance on which one will give you the best ballpark pricing estimate for your home.

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Sellers - This is The Secret to Pricing Your Home Right

Home values have gone up by over 10% in the last two years and are set to rise by another 3% in 2016. What does that mean to you? If you own property, it means now could be a great time to sell and make a nice profit. But how do you price your home to make sure you get the most money you possibly can out of it? Read on for some tips from our expert team of real estate pros.

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Which Home Value Estimator is Better: Redfin or Zillow?

There are a number of online home value estimators that sellers can use to find out what their home is worth. Two of the most popular options are Zillow's home value tool and Redfin's home value estimator. Having access to multiple tools begs the question: is one service better than the other and if so, why? Read on to find out.

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Free Home Seller Pricing Worksheet

It's time to price your home, but where do you start? Rather than guessing, download our free pricing worksheet for expert guidance. The worksheet outlines eight steps that will help you determine an accurate list price for your home.

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