Hi, Chris: The best thing to do is contact a buyer's agent in the St. John area and make an appointment to see the home in person. They can let you know about the basement and other finished areas. If you need a referral to a good agent in your area, let me know and I will find someone to help. All the best,... more
I wish it were that simple. Short answer, no. Why? Because every seller and agent (if marketed for sale through a REALTOR), has a different dynamic. There is a statistic that IF a home is properly priced, it fetch a certain percentage of the list price.
Listing price is determined by gathering hard data of comparable properties in that same community within the last 90 days (in today's softer market). When you look at a property for sale, ask your own buyer's agent to tell you the comps for that community (price per sq. ft.), then multiply by the sq. ft. Not all sellers price the home to sell, so you need access to your own hard data as a buyer.... more