Don't hire a real estate agent in Egg Harbor Township without checking on these things first
Selling your Egg Harbor Township home is a big decision. Buying and selling a home can be one of the largest financial decisions you will make in your lifetime. Here are 7 tips for picking a great real estate agent for selling your Egg Harbor Township home.
Talk with agents’ recent clients. Ask for a list of past clients and references from the agent your considering. Check for online testimonials and reviews.
Ask about professional awards. NJ agents receive the Circle Of Excellence Award. If the agent hasn’t earned this award in the past year they are most likely not a full time agent and have not done an exceptional volume of business. My dad and I have consistently earned this award. Last year we earned the silver and bronze awards.
Select the right broker. The company does matter. Keller Williams Realty is the #1 selling broker in Egg Harbor Township, NJ with 263 units sold last year.
Find out how experienced an agent is. Ask for the number of transactions the agent has had over the past year. Combined The Haviland Group had 67+ transitions sides and over $12 million in sales volume in 2018.
Look at the agent’s current listings and sold listings. Does the agent have listings for sale in Egg Harbor Township and how many sold in the last year? Last year we sold 14 homes in Egg Harbor Township.
Gauge the agent’s knowledge of the area. Egg Harbor Township is a unique location. It’s a large township with everything from waterfront homes, farm properties, developments, 55 and over communities and golf course properties. Each section of the township is different and you need an agent that understands this.
Market share by units for Egg Harbor Township, NJ in 2018.
If you need an agent to help you sell your Egg Harbor Township home contact us now for a free consultation.
Here is the latest update for the real estate market for Mays Landing, Hamilton Township, NJ Atlantic County
So first let me say that this update is for Hamilton Township (AKA Mays Landing), Atlantic County, NJ. There are two Hamilton Townships in NJ so if you are looking for Atlantic County in South Jersey you’ve come to the right place! Mays Landing is located about 20 minutes east of Atlantic City and Ocean City. Mays Landing is also the regional shopping and retail hub of the county and home to The Hamilton Mall and many other strip centers and chain restaurants.
Here is an update for the Hamilton Township real estate market. New listings were down slightly for December. Closed sales were up. Days on market was down to just 63 days. The median sales price was lower for the month however it is up 14% year to date to a median sales price of $173,250.
This report also takes a look at condos and townhomes in Mays Landing. New listings were down for the month and median sales price is up 21%. Monthly supply of inventory is up slightly to 6 months.
If you or someone you know is thinking of buying or selling real estate in Mays Landing please let us know. We can help them analyze the real estate market in their neighborhood to see if this is a good time to buy or sell for them.
There are many reasons to buy and sell a home right now in Atlantic County, NJ. Let’s take a look at this from the perspective of home buyers and sellers.
Home Buyers In Atlantic County, NJ.
Interest rates are still low. You still have great buying power.
Atlantic County, NJ home prices are on the rise in many of our communities as inventory is shrinking. Purchase now before prices go up.
Right now there are less buyers looking for homes in the winter. Less buyers means less competition and you are less likely to get in bidding wars with other buyers. You can often negotiate a great price and terms this time of year.
Home Sellers In Atlantic County, NJ
Right now inventory is lower in Atlantic County. If your neighborhood has no other homes for sale or just a few for sale this could be a great time to sell before more homes come on the market in the Spring.
If you are moving up to a larger home this is the perfect market to move up to something bigger. Demand for lower price homes in the $200,000 range and below is high. Demand for higher priced home is not as great. That means you can get top dollar for your home and get a great deal when you purchase your next home.
Rates remain low. Higher interest rates mean less buying power for home buyer. If rates go up home prices will go down. Sell now before any likely interest rate hikes occur.
Figuring out when to buy and sell a home ultimately depends on your circumstances and situation. Contact me for a free consultation. I can ask a few simple questions to help you determine if this is the right time to buy or sell for you.
Why wait until the Spring? There is less competition right now!
Many people always think of the Spring as the best time to sell and buy a home. That typically is when we have the most activity in our market however that doesn’t mean it’s always the best time to sell. Right now we are on the tail end of winter. We have some cold nights and the occasional snow storm and overall the weather is not bad. Buyers are out now shopping for homes. Listing and selling your home now means that your home will competing agains fewer homes for sale. Fewer homes for sale means you may be able to get a better price for your home.
March 2, 2018 Winter storm. Ocean City, NJ
Some of our communities are experiencing an all time low in inventory of homes available. The answer to the questions of when should I sell my house is it depends. It depends on your circumstances, your plans, your neighborhood and your house. There are many factors to consider and I’m here to help you. Contact me for a free consultation to determine when the best time to sell would be for you.
Is it better to move in the Spring/Summer or Fall/Winter?
Here’s a quick post to let you know how I can help you and the people you feel comfortable
introducing me to.
If you or someone you care about had been thinking about buying or selling a home in the spring or summer and decided to wait, there is a subtle yet important shift to moving in the fall that deserves consideration.
Summer moves are often triggered by family needs, while fall and winter moves are frequently influenced by external factors such as work. Whether you are buying or selling, here are critical seasonal influencers which affect the value of a home.
It is important that you know I optimize marketing strategies based on several factors that influence your micro-market. The next time you notice a person who is falling into an autumn or winter move and you know they’d benefit from my help, call or text me immediately. I promise they’ll be delighted you introduced us.
Matthew Haviland, Your Real Estate Consultant For Life
Keller Williams Realty Atlantic Shore 609-484-9890 ext 132
Over the years I’ve helped many clients sell their home when they already have a buyer lined up. Typically I see this when a family member wants to sell a home to another family member. You may not need the full services of a Realtor however you need help with paperwork and making sure things are done correctly and in a timely manner. Many of my clients also wish to not have the liability risk that many For Sale By Owners Face.
I recently helped Amie purchase a home from her family.
One of the services I provide is as a Transaction Broker. In NJ a transaction broker doesn’t represent either side and helps in the transaction. For a small flat fee I can help with paperwork and guide you through the home selling and buying process. I’ll also give you access to my services directory with reliable vendors to help you where needed.
Remember when you have a home to sell and have a buyer already call me and let me help guide you safely though the home selling process. Best wishes,
P.S. If you or someone you know is selling a home and may need my help. Please call me now at 609-338-3773.