All sellers want to know the answer to this question, right? There are many factors which have an impact on that answer. Some real estate agents will tell you what you want to hear just to get your listing. They´ll disappoint you later when your house just sits on the market;that´s when they´ll ask you for a price reduction.
I work much differently. My experience has taught me that to get the highest price for my seller clients, I need to get the most buyers in to see their home. It is really simple - a matter of supply and demand. The more buyers who see and desire your home, the more offers that will evolve; thus, the higher the selling price! If buyers compete for your home, you´re likely to get over list price! Sounds terrific, right? It's not as easy as it seems.
In order to accomplish our mutual goal of highest price, I will recommend a list price that buyers will see the value in and want to see your home. Of course, your expressed time frame and fair market value is crucial to this process. For instance, the selling price you might get for a move that won´t take place for six months or so might be different from a move that must take place within 45 days or less.
The most important factors impacting on sale price are: