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Marlboro Township New Jersey has plenty to offer its residents including beautiful homes, wide open spaces, a variety of entertainment, shopping and recreational opportunities, as well as its proximity to the Jersey Shore and New York City.

Interviewing Multiple Agents? Be Careful What Information You Share

You're ready to list your home.  Although a particular agent was highly recommended to you by a trustworthy friend, you've decided to interview them as well as 2 other agents so you can compare their marketing plans and how much they feel your home is worth.  

This is a good idea, if you have the time, but there are a few things you need to be careful of during this preliminary question and answer process . . . things that can negatively affect your bargaining position later when your home is marketed.

This Home Has Flaws! Should I Still Buy It?

It's not your real estate agent's job to pick the house you will buy; however, it is important for your agent to point out any unchangeable adverse features the home may have.  These are features that will cause it to appeal to less buyers resulting in the home taking longer than average to sell, and conditions that will cause the home to sell for less than similar properties.

If the home has any adverse conditions that you can't change, and you still want to buy the home, then your agent should caution you about the effect they may have when it's time for you to sell.  That doesn't mean you shouldn't buy the home.  If you love it, then buy it.  Your goal should be to buy it at below market value, knowing that you will be selling it at below market when that time comes.

When our past clients call and ask us to sell the house we helped them buy, we don’t want them to be surprised by the fact that their home has an adverse condition that will cause it to sell for less money and take more time.  We want them to be fully informed.

So what are some of the possible 'adverse conditions' we're referring to?