Monday, November 28, 2011

Albuquerque Real Estate negotiating POWER!


Here's something that will give sellers looking for Albuquerque homes for sale some bargaining power; prelisting inspections.

All of us want to save a dollar if possible but I have come to realize that the money we save on not accomplishing a prelisting inspection seems to cost the sellers more $ in the negotiation stage. In today's competitive real estate market market buyers are making lower offers and the often use perceived needed repairs as their bargaining chip.

As a wise seller, it makes sense to have your property inspected because:

1. Once you've made the repairs it reduces a prospective buyer's bargaining power based on unknown condition of systems, and,

2. You, as seller, have removed all surprises relating to unexpected repairs,and,

3. A home offered for sale with the warranty in place is more appealing than an unwarranted home.

Some of the Warranty companies offer a warranty during the listing period (before the home is sold) to the sellers!

If you have any questions on this topic whether you are looking for Corrales homes for sale or Glenwood hills homes for sale, remember to contact me at The AlbuquerqueRealEstateGroup.com

by Tim Fish
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