Real Estate Pricing

Real Estate Pricing Mistakes

Selling a home can be difficult, but it does not have to be impossible.  In fact, it can be relatively “easy” if common mistakes are avoided.  The mistake that is made most by seller’s relates to the pricing of their home. The pricing of a home normally determines whether a home will be sold relatively quickly or if it will linger on the market for a long period of time.


If a home is overpriced, it doesn’t matter if a seller hires the best real estate agent in their local market who also has the best marketing plan, it will not sell!  Pricing does the majority of the marketing of a home, between 80-90%.

Listing a home at the correct price will almost guarantee that a buyer will be writing an offer in a quick amount of time (often just a few hours or days after being listed).  Unfortunately, pricing a home at the correct price is not a simple process.  If it was as simple as listing a home for it’s assessed value, there would be no need for real estate agents.  

There are real estate pricing mistakes that seller’s need to avoid because overpricing a home creates a damaging effect
Here are four mistakes that are more common than others when it relates to pricing a home for sale!