The process of selling a home takes more than just putting a sign in your front yard or posting pictures on social media. There many tricks to the trade that can help you move your house faster. For example, often times, some of the simplest home improvements can be the most effective. Consider applying paint to high traffic areas such as the kitchen or the bath rooms. In our seller resources, we have more tips to help you develop the perfect strategy for selling your home. If you have questions or concerns that aren't answered in these resources, please contact us.
De-Clutter Your Home
Don't let potential home buyers miss out on what your home has to offer. Clean up those dirty dishes and take out the trash. Fold any laundry and pick up any toys you have laying around. Having a clean home and help buyers see the potential in your listing.
It's All About Your Curb Appeal
The first thing that buyers see is the outside of your home. Making a good first impression goes a long way towards how potential buyers feel about your property. Clean up any debris in the yard and pull the weeds. Adding mulch can be a cheap way to spruce up any yard.
Modernize and Don’t Crowd
Buyers love to see new and updated furnishings. Try to complement your home with modern details such as light fixtures and ceramic tile. When potential buyers are looking around your home, give them space. Buyers don't like to feel crowded.
Let in the Light!
Natural sunlight can help to accent your home and give it a more comforting, welcoming feeling. Sunlight also helps your home have a modern feel.
Keep the Pets Away
Pets can often times be distracting to potential buyers. Try to keep your pets away when showing your home so buyers can focus on what the place has to offer.
The first thing anyone notices when they walk into a potential home is the smell. Try covering up any unpleasant smells that may exist.
Finding the right price to set your home at is often one of the single biggest decisions that you will face when deciding to sell your home. Price your home too high, and you may have a hard time finding a buyer. Price it too low, and you risk leaving money on the table. One of the best investments you can make is getting your home appraised. A certified appraiser can help you find fair market value for your home.
Understanding the price of your home can help you decide your marketing and advertisement strategy. For example, knowing the right price range for your market will likely attract more viewers than trying to price to sell.
Wrapping it all up, when developing your real estate strategy, make sure you try to cover your bases. Following our seller resources is a good start on your path to selling your home or property. There are a few cardinal rules in which you should always try to follow. 1) Always think about curb appeal! Its hard to overcome an iffy first impression. Try to grab your potential buyer at first sight. 2) Always be forthcoming with the buyer. A lot of times buyers can sense when sellers are being vague. Honest answers help buyers fell comfortable with your property. And finally, 3) Have Fun! Selling your home can be a journey. Try to have some fun along the way. If you have any questions on how to best sell your property, please contact us. We'd love to help you get the most out of your real estate.