Our new listing in Rancho Penasquitos!
Are you looking for a quiet and private culdesac home with white kitchen and new master bath? This 4br/3ba, 2,394sf house is 900ft above sea level and gets gentle breezes daily! Open floor plan, 3 full bathrooms, low-maintenance yard, central air conditioning and whole-house fans. The house and yard are great…..but wait until you see the dazzling new master bath! Great curb appeal too – with putting green in front yard! Terrific schools, centrally located, friendly feeling. Owned solar too!
13973 Mennonite Point, San Diego, CA 92129
4 br/3 ba, 2,394sf
Built in 1987
No HOA or Mello-Roos
Our original list price was $869,000, which was purposely aggressive because we wanted to ensure a sale on the first weekend so the seller could exercise their desire to buy their next home, which they had in escrow (contingent upon this one selling).
After a quick $3,200 staging installation and professional photography, I inputted the listing onto the MLS on Saturday morning at 8:30am. At noon I began my open house, and had over 100 people tour the home in person – instant results within hours!
I did another three-hour open house on Sunday, and the offers started flowing in. We had a handful of other showing requests for Monday, so we agreed that we should raise the price. Normally I never raise the price – this is probably my first time ever. But in a conservative marketplace, I thought it might help those buyers who were struggling with the thought of paying A LOT over list price.
After some expert price coaching by Donna and I with the buyer-agents, we ended up with 12 offers and six were over $900,000!
We represented the sellers – and they are very happy!
It proves that you can’t under-price a home if you put it on the open market and have experienced agents work the bidding war correctly.