Selling a home? Here's why you should work with an agent

by Tracey Lizza 11/19/2023

If you’re thinking about selling your home, you’ve likely considered the possibility of doing it on your own. While there are some benefits to selling without an agent, the advantages of having a professional at your side are paramount. Here are some of the key advantages of working with a real estate agent when selling a home:

Pricing expertise 

Determining the right listing price is crucial to attracting buyers while maximizing your profit. Real estate agents have the market knowledge and analytical skills to accurately assess your home's value and set a competitive price.

Marketing & exposure

Agents can create effective marketing strategies to promote your home listing. They have access to various channels, such as online listings, social media platforms, and professional networks, to reach a wide pool of potential buyers.

Showcasing & staging

Agents can offer advice on staging your home to enhance its appeal to buyers. They know how to highlight its best features and create a favorable first impression, increasing the likelihood of a quick sale.

Handling negotiations

Negotiating with buyers can be complex and emotionally charged. Real estate agents act as intermediaries, skillfully representing your interests, managing offers, and facilitating counteroffers to secure the best possible deal.

Transaction management

Selling a home involves extensive paperwork and legal obligations. Real estate agents are well-versed in these processes and can handle the administrative tasks, ensuring all documents are thoroughly prepared and deadlines are met.

Overall, working with a real estate agent provides you with professional expertise, market insights, and a dedicated representative who can guide you through the complexities of buying or selling a home. Rather than go through the process alone, seek out a real estate professional to help you achieve your selling goals.

About the Author

Tracey Lizza

because it matters who you work with

TRACEY LIZZA - Buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction: it’s a life-changing experience. Tracey is dedicated to providing exceptional, personalized service with total discretion for all of her clients. She takes great pride in the relationships she builds and always works relentlessly on the client’s behalf to help them achieve their real estate goals. Tracey places a high value on responsiveness and availability. She works with her clients every step of the way whether they are buying, renting or selling. A career as a real estate professional has been a perfect fit for Tracey. She has had a varied background in the marketing communications field including having worked in the international fashion industry as a buyer. Combined with a personal selection of residential and commercial properties, Tracey brings her expertise along with firsthand experience. Tracey and her family enjoy the Shoreline lifestyle of Southeastern Connecticut and love all things outdoors including gardening, fishing and boating. 

Contact Tracey and let her help you move in the right direction!

Meet Tracey's trusted Co-Broke Realtor Carol Gessner!

CAROL GESSNER - As a full-time Realtor I have the knowledge you need to get your home sold or find a new one. I am highly dedicated to bringing you customer service that exceeds your expectations. You can expect nothing less than superior professionalism and integrity from me. I have lived in southeastern Connecticut for 35 years. I grew up here. I have a connection to this community and the people who call it home. When I'm not helping my clients, I enjoy gardening, cooking and traveling. My true passions in life are my husband James, and our kids Nicholas and Nola. 

Let me know how I can assist you in buying or selling and exceed your expectations!