Frequently Asked Questions on Selling a Home

Frequently Asked Questions on Selling a Home

Questions about selling your home? In today’s market, hiring the right agent is the single most important thing you can do to sell your home.

Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions we get about selling a home:

Q: When is the best time to sell my home?

A: The truth is the best time is when you are ready! There are pros and cons to each time of year. Historically more homes sell in the spring but homes also sell in summer, fall, and winter.  Believe it or not the best time to list a home to achieve the most money is in the winter due to the lower inventory.

For more information please visit the following links or call us for more information on a home selling strategy that works for you.

List Your Home in the Winter to Get a Higher Price

Should You Take Your Home Off the Market in Winter?

5 Tips for Selling Your Home in the Fall

Q: How should I prepare my home for sale?

A: Most of the time renovations are not worthwhile when preparing to sell your home. But the little things like de-cluttering and staging do matter!

How to Stage a House for Selling

6 Ways to Get Your Home Ready to Sell in Just 30 Days

Preparing Your Home for a Winter Sale

5 Must do Home Repairs to Make before Selling

4 Common Qualities That Can Increase—or Decrease—the Value of Your Home

How Home Sellers Can Attract Buyers with Energy Efficient Features

Q: How long does it take to sell a house?

A: This depends on many different factors.

Once an offer is accepted an average timeline to closing is about 45-60 days. How long it takes to get an offer all depends on the marketing of the listing agent, the price, and the overall condition of the real estate market.  The most important part is hiring the right agent.

How to Find the Right Real Estate Agent

How to Price a Home to Sell

Q: Should I use the same agent or company to buy and sell?

A: Yes! It is vitally important to do this. Dates and contracts need to be aligned properly to protect your current home and deposit money on your new home. Good communication between agents and other key vendors is vital to accomplish this.

5 Tips on Buying and Selling a Home at the Same Time

Q: What are the costs of selling a house?

A: There are costs you should be aware of when selling your home which we’ve outlined in the blogs below. Some sellers try to save money on selling costs by selling their own home without the assistance of a real estate agent (also known as FSBO), but statistics show that the typical FSBO home sells for thousands less than agent-assisted home sales. The fact is hiring a good real estate agent ensures you’ll get you the most money for your home.

Learn more about the costs of selling your house:

Paying Stamp Tax When You Sell a Home

Closing Cost Credits Explained!

Q: How do I get the most money for my house?

A: The most important way to get the most money for your house is to hire the right agent! A good agent will have expert negotiating skills to get top dollar for your home. They will create demand for your home with marketing as well as through their extensive network of buyers. A good agent will also give you guidance on what to do to make your home appealing to buyers.

To learn more about getting the most money for your home read:

5 Considerations When Pricing Your Home

Q: How are you different from other agents or companies?

A: There are 2 major differences between our company and other agents or companies.

1)      Our marketing is unmatched! When you list with us everyone will know your home is for sale. Higher demand equals a higher price every time. That is why our listings sell for more. Our goal is to reach every potential home buyer in your market. The more demand we can create for our listings the higher the sale price will be every single time.

2)      There is an incredible amount of detail and expertise that goes into any home sale and quite frankly it is nearly impossible for an individual agent to be good at everything! This is why we provide support for our agents and we all work together. We have different individuals that specialize in different areas of the home sale all of which work toward one common goal, getting our home sellers top dollar for their sale.

Q: What will you do to market my home?

A: Just like you hear in our TV ads we sell more homes because we do more marketing. With our aggressive marketing everyone will know your home is for sale!

For more information on Supercharged Marketing Plan, visit:

Marketing Your Home

Q: Where do you sell homes?

A: We sell homes every day in Massachusetts and Southern NH.

View map of where we sell in Massachusetts

View map of where we sell in New Hampshire

Watch video about where we sell homes.

To learn more read:

How to Find the Right Real Estate Agent

3 Reasons Home Sellers Should Never Hire and Agent Who Discounts Their Commission