5 Ways To Keep Your Home Sale On Track
How appraisals are derailing sales
Seller Tips From Amy Hoak Of MarketWatch
Here are 5 things you, as a Seller, can do to keep your home sale on track. This is a difficult time to get things closed, as any Realtor will tell you. Resistance and "Super-Caution" by lenders, banks, and appraisers are welcomed in some respects, but can cause serious difficulties when it comes time to close. A "pro-active" seller can do a lot to avoid and remedy escrow problems.
"Real-estate agents will tell you that low appraisals have killed many transactions in recent years. Many agents say appraisers — who are hired by lenders to assess the value of the home — are overly conservative in their valuations these days …"
Seller Tips: Don't Just Sit By And Watch
This is the mistake that most Sellers make. Sure, you are working with a well qualified Realtor, a good lender and well-respected service providers, but the simple act of being involved can help keep all these professionals focussed and alert … and can be of huge benefit in the long run.
Home Seller Tips.