I don't believe it's a question of can you sell on your own, you definitely can. The low number of people who do sell their own homes reflects the time, money and expertise it takes to succeed.
If you want to try anyway, I have conducted For Sale By Owner workshops to help people sell. I'd be happy to meet with you and share some tools at your disposal to give you a better leverage for success.
Wishing you success!
You should consider the time,money,exposure etc.that would be to your advantage to employ a realtor.
I live in Denville and would be happy to provde you with a market analysy ( no obligation)
All the best,Carolle
Although Denville has a decent market at this point, you'd have a better advantage being represented by a Realtor, depending, of course, on the agent. Pricing, presentation of the property and marketing are prime factors in a successful sale.
Your most significant disadvantage is not being marketed to the largest pool of buyers, thus minimizing the amount of interested parties. Marketing on your own could cut out that one qualified buyer who may pay more than the buyer you attract independently. Then there is the follow-up work required to take the transaction to a successful close.
Good luck with your decision. If you want to discuss further or are looking for a reliable market analysis on your particular home, feel free to contact me. Denville is one of my primary markets and I've seen most of the inventory listed and sold over the past few years.
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Interview several, look for strong market knowledge, analytic and negotiation skills, and a commitment to online marketing. Ask - no demand (nicely ;-)) proof of individual performance. This is no market for you to operate alone, and it is also no market for you to hire a part timer. I find that the complexities of the market require my full skill set to help my clients, sellers and buyers, achieve success. And those skills have been developed an honed from experience. Work with a full time pro and pick the best one you can find and you will maximize your odds, rather than limit them.
Good luck and best,
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