If you think your home has been upgraded or has somthing special that separates you from the rest than asking more money will be okay, but these attributes need to be apparent to the buyers. And if it’s not apparent to you, then for sure it’s not going to be apparent to them. So let’s go over some of the possible features or selling points:
1.You can talk about the amount of money you spent on upgrades.
2. Point out any high end features such as granite, hardwood, travertine, updated windows, etc.
3. Maybe you’re in a great location or a reputable school district.
4. The floorplan can be a huge selling point.
5. Do you get a lot of light in your condo? End units and top floor units tend to do better in sales.
6. Can you put a washer & dryer in your unit?
7. How may parking spaces do you have?
8. The other thing to consider is the building. Does it have a lot of amenities? What type of condition is it in? This could add or take away from the value of your unit.
If you have things listed above that your competition doesn’t have, then you may be able to get the higher price.
And remember, you need to make sure your condo shows well. Keep it clean; keep it well lit. You could put together a sheet (handout) of all the features of your home that make it worth more money.
If you haven’t already, you may want to check the recent sales for condos similar to yours. If they’re selling for less than what you’re asking, then you may want to reconsider your price.