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Four Reports You Need for Pricing Your Home

For home sellers in Annapolis, Bowie, Crofton, Crownsville, Davidsonville, Fort Meade, Gambrills, Millersville, Odenton and other nearby communities in the D.C.-Baltimore-Annapolis triangle.

There’s more to selling your home than finding a buyer

What's the Value of Your Home?In fact, there are seven “common-sense home selling secrets” that are critical to selling a home in the Greater Crofton area, and you can’t afford to disregard any of them.

Here’s just one of those secrets: A home buyer won’t purchase your property for more money than another the same size that is located nearby, with similar features, and in comparable condition.

Accurately estimating the likely sale price for your home is critical. It’s both an art and science requiring a certain amount of experience as well as expertise and information. But let’s start with information that’s available online:

Free online reports for home sellers

MARKET SNAPSHOT (click here) – Find out which homes are currently on the market, now under contract, and recently sold in the immediate area around your home. You’ll receive an unfiltered list and map of these properties by email within about 30 minutes of your request.

HOME EVALUATION REPORT (click here) – The same information BUT filtered by me personally to assure that only properties “comparable” to your home are included. Along with this, I’ll provide an estimated price range for your home by email – in most cases, within 24 hours.

This information will help you get started, but accurate pricing requires an evaluation of YOUR home by an objective 3rd party who will “connect the dots” with all the information about other homes in the area. That’s where the experience and expertise factors come into play.

It’s all about YOUR home

COMPETITIVE MARKET ANALYSIS (CMA)– In addition to a detailed analysis of competing properties, this includes an estimate of the likely sale price for your home based upon my evaluation of the salability of YOUR home. I’ll also make recommendations for maximizing the likelihood of getting top dollar and selling your home as quickly as possible.

MARKET TRENDS ANALYSIS (MTA) – A detailed report of real estate statistics for your own zipcode and county during the past three months and the same month over a five year period. This is a good indicator for the direction of the market and the likelihood of rising or falling prices in the coming months, among other things.

CONTACT ME to request these reports and schedule an appointment for me to visit your home. Then I will go over all the information with you in detail and answer your questions.


Remember, there are six more “common-sense home selling secrets” that are equally important to the sale of your home. Each needs to be addressed with equal care and attention to give you a competitive edge in today’s tough real estate market. No Crofton area home seller can afford to overlook a single detail.

In the meantime, click on MARKET SNAPSHOT and/or HOME EVALUATION REPORT for a preliminary idea of home values in your neighborhood. These reports are free and confidential.


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