Call Me – Carolyn Giandonato – 239-243- 4082 – CNN Real Estate Team
If you are ready to sell your home, or plan on selling in the near future, you may be having a hard time trying to find the
right path to a successful sale. There are many potential pitfalls involved in selling a home, but with the right knowledge
and expertise, you can make the sale of your home a complete pleasure. My professional experience can guide you
through any decision-making process regarding your home, giving you the best advice on increasing your home’s value in
today’s market. In the remainder of this month’s market update, I will briefly cover five mistakes that sellers commonly run
into. Feel free to contact me if you would like to know more about this topic or anything else regarding the value or sale of
Five Seller Mistakes to Avoid
1. Putting your home on the market before it is ready
Selling can be an exciting step toward your future. That being said, it is easy for sellers to skip proper preparation, thus
making hasty decisions. There is a lot of work to be done during the pre-sale stage, and having proper guidance will
ensure your ultimate success in selling your home. I show my clients how to prepare correctly from the start, which in
turn saves time and effort throughout the duration of the selling process. I can guide you through the proper steps,
advising what needs to be repaired, and how to make your home stand out from the competition.
2. Over-improving your home
There is a fine line between making home improvements and knowing what upgrades will bring you the highest returns.
Many sellers get mixed up in home improvement projects which might look nice, but in the end do not add any value to
their home. It is important to have a professional who knows your local market. Home improvements and upgrades need
to be balanced with other homes in your neighborhood to capitalize on your investment return. Let my knowledge and
experience bring out the best in your home.
3. Improper pricing of the home
Any seller can decide on an asking price, but ultimately, knowing the ins and outs of a particular market is the only way to
properly determine a specific sale price. I have access to a wealth of information regarding the sale of your home. I
utilize current and accurate sales data to pinpoint the ideal selling price for your property and can show you how to profit
from current market trends.
4. Getting emotionally involved in the sale
Your home represents many things to you. It is a symbol of security and a place holding many memories. One of the
toughest parts of the selling process is keeping your emotions at bay. A proper real estate agent will listen to your
concerns and stand up for you through tough negotiations. You deserve an experience that is as stress-free as possible.
When you are ready to sell your home, I can provide you with the peace of mind that will make the entire transaction a
5. Hiring the wrong agent
Selling a home on your own can be overwhelming. Hiring a real estate agent with a proven track record is an important
business decision that will ensure you peace of mind and a successful sale.
I hope you enjoy receiving my report. I specialize in the representation of homeowners from the Cape Coral/Fort Myers
area, Collier County and Charlotte County, and believe you deserve access to the most current, objective and
comprehensive information affecting the value of your home. If you require the services of a real estate professional in the
future, please allow me to outline how I can exceed your greatest expectations. Until then…
Call Me – Carolyn Giandonato – 239-243- 4082
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