Real Estate Terms

Selling your Home in Manhattan Beach can be easy if you are prepared.  Here are a few Real Estate terms to help you understand the business of selling your Manhattan Beach property, and what you can do to help sell you South Bay property fast.

  • Curb Appeal– Make your Manhattan Beach property attractive to Buyers from the outside.  You may need to paint the exterior, do some landscaping, wash the windows, remove any clutter in the yard and repair the fences.
  • Interior– Manhattan Beach Property Buyers want clean and organized closets, replace burned out light bulbs, paint the walls, repair all known problems in the home, remove clutter and make your home light and bright and move in ready.
  • Price– Manhattan Beach Property Buyers are very informed about the market so you do not want to over price your home.  If we price it too low, you lose the value and leave money on the table.  If we price it too high, we lose the Buyers and they may never come back. Our goal is price your home to obtain the full market value in as little amount of time.
  • Marketing- Together we make a visual tour of your property with great photos to attract Buyers.  We will create attractive flyers and place your home on many on line Real Estate websites including the MLS. (This could be a link to my listing book account and/or search on the site)
  • Comparative Market Analysis-(CMA) As your realtor, it is my job to estimate of the home’s value compared with others in the Manhattan beach property market. This differs from an appraisal in that property currently for sale may be taken into consideration, just a good way to know what other properties in the Manhattan Beach area are going for.
  • List Price- Another important part of  my job to is recommend a list price that you should sell your home at. Determining the list price involves taking into account the CMA as well as your appraisal price and other factors. A list price is basically a price tag that is going to be attached to your home, and it is my job to find you a good one list price for your manhattan beach property.