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Sbarra & Wells Real Estate Showcase TV Show

Celebrating 14 years on TV! We are excited to announce you can now catch our Real Estate Showcase 4 times every Sunday on ABC and NBC! If you are in the market to purchase a home this is a great way to see inside current listings as well as find out about the newest homes to hit the market and the day's open houses!
And if you are looking to list your home, get your home featured on the #1 Real Estate Show in our area! This is a great opportunity to bring added exposure to your house, a benefit exclusive to CENTURY 21 Sbarra & Wells. Our listings (and our agents) deserve to be in the spotlight!
When your house is featured on our TV show, it will be seen by tens of thousands of potential buyers all over the Southern Tier & Finger Lakes Region!
After your house appears on our TV show, that isn’t the end of its exposure! The video will be uploaded to the web and will be viewable on our website, the local MLS, realtor.com, as well as YouTube for instant access any time of day, anywhere in the world!
And ALL listings automatically have a professional looking slideshow of listing photos posted to YouTube within days of your home going on the market!

What is a Seller's Market?

Spring has sprung and the real estate market is heating up! Houses are selling fast, leaving fewer homes for buyers to fight over. This is called a seller's market. Read on for a definition of this real estate term:

The seller's market is the term given to a market where the seller has the upper hand. This might happen when there are few good homes available in a certain area. It might also mean that the area is a hot one right now for potential buyers. The seller's market is one where a seller might receive a lot of interest from multiple buyers on any given listing. The seller might be able to get multiple bids and offers on a given property. These markets usually lead to higher sale prices on homes and can be difficult for interested buyers. Seller's markets are contrasted with a buyer's market, which occurs when there are very few buyers and a host of acceptable properties in an area. As a buyer, you would much rather do your bidding in a buyer's market than a seller's market, where the seller has all of the control.

If you are thinking of listing your home the time couldn't be better! Give our office a call today to speak with a dedicated agent and get your home listed during this HOT market! And if you're thinking of buying, don't wait! Our agents can start showing you properties and guide you through making an offer.

How Much Should You Pay for Your Home?

Your CENTURY 21® Sbarra & Wells real estate professional can help you find out what other homes have sold for in the area, and how much money you might have to put into repairs or renovations. These considerations should be a factor along with the amount you're comfortable spending.

In addition to sale prices of other comparable homes, there are several ways you can come up with a winning bid. For example: