Realtor view: You can be a savvy first-time home seller in today's market


Demand for homes in the Houston market has never been stronger, with bidding wars over property listings and many sellers receiving more than their original asking price. The hefty sales activity has driven housing inventory down to the lowest levels of all time. While it may sound appealing to try to sell your home on your own, keep in mind the challenges you could face if you're not a real estate expert. Pricing your home is easier when you have a Realtor who can provide you with information on comparable property prices and current market conditions. Putting yourself in a buyer's shoes can help you position your home as an attractive property to purchase and help you make that first-time sale.

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