Old South London Wortley Village Neighbourhood Not All Realtors Are The Same

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      As of August 2, 2019, 176 houses changed hands in the Wortley Village, Old South London neighbourhood, from as low as $281,900 and up to $980,000 averaging out at ($420,705), taking 16 days to sell on MLS at a median 103.08 % of the asking price.

    7 apartment condominiums changed hands in the same period through MLS, a low of $179,900 and a high of $499,000, averaging 64 days on the market and selling for 99.58% of the asking price.

    Wortley Village Old South London Real Estate

      Wortley Village Old South London Ontario real estate sales in 2018 was robust with 196 single family houses being sold for an average price of $404,718 which was 102.28% of the asking price and the median time on the market was 20 days!

      13 Wortley Village condominiums sold in 2018, averaging $309,902 selling price, which was 97.46% of the asking price, condos in Old South London took about 35 days to sell.

     You can receive actual sales prices, details, what sold quicker than others, taxes and get correct property values by contacting me at 519-435-1600 requesting that information.

    As you can see, houses in Old South Wortley Village sell in a short period & most cases, above the asking price! However, some houses took much longer to sell, the cause being condition, layout and, of course, the price!

    When buying a house in Old South, make sure your ducks are in a row, sometimes older homes can deplete your bank account or line of credit. Some houses, like people, are attractive from the outside, but when you get to know more, leave you feeling depleted as well.

      The character and charm of this great London neighbourhood are what attracts home buyers, and the people who do live in Old South love the ability to walk and shop in the Wortley Village core, with tree-lined streets and very few cookie cutter homes.

            

     

                      Wortley Village  in Old South London

    Wortley Village is the heart of Old South London. The unique village ambience associated with Wortley Road is the result of a century of change and adaptation. An attractive commercial setting has developed into a unique shopping & dining area.

     

    Nearby is Thames Park, which provides recreational activities including four tennis courts, playground equipment, outdoor pool,  picnic areas, and access to London’s riverside bike and walking trails.

    With some buildings over 100 years old, over 80 small businesses and establishments and with an abundance of inviting parks, Old South is the only region in London which offers an enticing blend of history, shopping and nature in a few square kilometres.

    The homes in Wortley Village and Old South offer uniqueness, style and a neighbourhood belonging with quite a few events held yearly. The new YMCA has proven to be quite popular and another drawing card for Old South London

    The Old South Wortley Village Business Association does an excellent job of hosting and presenting community events.

    Old South Wortley Village Business Association

     

       The character and charm of this great London neighbourhood are what attracts home buyers, and the people who do live in Old South love the ability to walk and shop in the Wortley Village core, with tree-lined streets and very few cookie cutter homes.


    Old South London Wortley Village Home Seller Fears


       What are some of the fears when someone lists a home for sale with a Realtor?

    For most, its worry about being locked into a lengthy listing agreement with a less than competent Realtor, costing valuable time and exposure on the market.

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    • How quick will it take to sell?

     

    • How do I get as much money as I can for the house?

     

    • How do I avoid paying a huge commission fee and I don’t want to go to a discount, bare bones real estate brokerage or even to try to sell it myself?

     

    Over the years helping hundreds of home sellers successfully sell their home, we designed a series of checklists, a set on pricing, a series on the process and what to expect, from start to finish, the good and the bad. Our clients love it, and I thought that you might as well.

    You see, we also work with hundreds of buyers as well and if you saw or knew what we look at some sellers do or not do is impressive, and the unfortunate thing is, those sellers do not realize they are not maximizing their sold price, their marketing and exposure of their home.

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    There are little subtle things that start to add up and if not checked in time, can mean the difference between your asking price & actual sale price and how much longer it will take your home to sell, not sell or unecessary problems that can occur!

     Shouldn’t I pick an “area specialist” to sell my home?

    Some Realtors focus primarily on one geographic area or neighbourhood. But buyers come from all over the city and in some cases, all over the province, not just from that small neighbourhood. So an area specialist usually really means “listing agent” in the area.

    But MLS, social media, the web and phones have changed that aspect of the real estate business. Now the crucial points in selecting a Realtor are experience, track record, technology and marketing skills.

    Also, buyers do not care whose sign is on the lawn; they want to see your home. Oh, the one that amazes me the most, ” I live in the neighbourhood.” So what, so do children, just because a Realtor lives in the neighbourhood does not make them an expert or a seller of houses.

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             Who Gets The Best Value When Buying a Home in Wortley Village Old South London?

    The best value goes to the buyer who has the first opportunity to say yes with conviction! And, who is that buyer?

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    • The buyer who has identified their needs, not their wants
    • The buyer who knows & understands how home sellers and their Realtor come up with a price and why.
    • The buyer who is working with an above average Realtor
    • The buyer who understands the complete buying cycle from start to completion and even after their purchase.
    • The buyer who understands that buying a home is a process, not an event! In other words, keeping their emotions in check and aware that opinions from family, co-workers & friends, though well-meaning, may not be accurate or up to date.

    In summary, the buyer who is truly prepared, who is told the truth, knows what questions to ask & is aware of all the facts ends up with the home that matches their budget and needs.

        I have read that the quality of life is dictated by the quality of the questions we ask!