The market value of your home is not:
 

  1. What you have and it
     
  2. What you need out of it
     
  3. What you want
     
  4. What it appraised for
     
  5. What you heard your neighbor’s house sold for
     
  6. What the tax office says it’s worth
     
  7. How much it is insured for
     
  8. Based on memories and treasures
     
  9. Based on prices of homes where your moving

The true market value of your home is what a buyer is willing to pay:
 

  1. Based on today’s market
     
  2. Based on today’s competition
     
  3. Based on today’s financing
     
  4. Based on today’s economic commission
     
  5. Based on the buyer’s perception of the condition
     
  6. Based on location
     
  7. Based on normal marketing time
     
  8. Based on showing accessibility

As a seller you control:
 

  1. The price you ask
     
  2. The condition of the property
     
  3. Access to the property

As a seller you do not control:
 

  1. Market conditions
     
  2. The motivation of your competition
     
  3. Value