In order to establish a recommended Selling price for a home, Kristy will gather information from a few sources such as:

1) The economy
2) BC Assessment
3) Multiple Listing System (MLS - recent sales in your area)
4) Landcor (Kristy has access to private sales)
5) Property evaluation of your home and its features and upgrades
6) Home Staging

Kristy will first analyze the economy. Are prices rises or falling? How much inventory is on the real estate market? Which season are we in (fall, winter, spring, summer).

Kristy will review the Property Assessment Notice.
Your taxes are based on the value of your home determined by the BC Assessment, the BC government agency responsible for classifying and assessing all BC real estate property. Has the value increased or decreased?

Kristy will examine the most recent comparable information from MLS. Kristy will scrutinize the homes that have recently sold within your neighbourhood and the homes that are currently on the market in your area. Both selling and asking prices are reviewed along with the condition and time spent on the market.

Kristy invests in obtaining information from private sales. Along with the MLS, Kristy invests in Landcor to provide her with the most up to date information relating to the most recent property sales in your area. This allows Kristy to have an edge while negotiating for her Buyers and is more accurate when pricing a home for her Sellers.

Kristy will visit your home and do a full property evaluation.

Kristy will examine the exterior and walk room by room in your property to note the features and condition of your home that will affect your home's value.

Kristy will discuss the option of home staging in order to increase value and maintain equity. Information from the National Association of REALTORS prove that homes sell an average of 50% faster and for 7-10% higher sales price, Kristy will recommend Home Staging in order to increase value and maintain equity in your home. Vacant homes that are staged prior to listing sell in an average of 42 days and occupied homes sell in 39 days.

Kristy Mattiazzo, REALTOR®, ABR®,SRES®, CCSP™
REALTOR®, Accredited Buyer's Representative®,
Seniors Real Estate Specialist® & Canadian Certified Staging Professional™
Sutton Centre Realty

T) 604-831-7321
F) 604-936-9412


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