Consider a professional appraisal, but also consult with a local realtor for a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). It's important to understand the supply and demand of your individual market and the impacts those factors have on price.
Sellers can expect to pay between 6% to 10% of the sale price, including agent commissions, title insurance, and other related fees.
Declutter, deep clean, do necessary repairs, stage your home, and consider curb appeal enhancements.
Yes, Florida law requires sellers to disclose any known defects that could materially affect the property's value.
The timeframe varies based on market conditions, pricing, and the home's condition. On average, homes can sell within 60-90 days in a balanced market.
It's not mandatory but can increase visibility. Discuss the pros and cons with your realtor.
This depends on your financial situation and market conditions. Selling first provides clarity on your budget for a new home but may require temporary housing.
If you've lived in the home for at least two of the last five years, single sellers can exclude up to $250,000 (and married couples up to $500,000) of capital gains from taxes.
While not mandatory, staging can make your home more appealing and potentially lead to faster sales at higher prices.
Evaluate each offer based on price, terms, and buyer qualifications. Your realtor can guide you on which might be the best fit.
Overpricing, not preparing the home for showings, being inflexible with showings, and not addressing necessary repairs.
It's not required but can be an enticing incentive for potential buyers.
A legal document where sellers disclose known defects and issues with the property.
Consider all offers, but you can counter with a higher amount, provide comparables to justify your price, or reject it outright.