So, you want to sell your home, and you are excited about moving on to the next stage of your life. However, along with the excitement is nervousness and anxiety about how home buyers will view your home. Worrying about the prospect of quickly and easily selling your home is a legitimate concern. Therefore, to ease the anxiety, here are three things that you should do to sell your home quickly.
It’s your goal to have a potential buyer pull up in front of your home and say “wow” or express some surprise or unexpected excitement. It’s the way that you can sell your home quickly. Homes are sold based on the emotions of the potential buyers and their families. As a result, you want to tap into their emotions from the moment that they see your house on the Internet. Emotions such as excitement, joy, happiness, and amazement are necessary. These emotions can be generated by what we, in real estate, call “curb appeal.” To create curb appeal, you need to have a clean and landscaped exterior. It can be done in warm weather by power washing and painting decks and porches, mowing lawns, trimming bushes and trees, removing debris, planting flowers that have bright colors, repairing cracked cement, and repairing roofs and shingles.
The days of going to a real estate office and sitting in front of a huge book are gone. Most buyers all over the world depend on the Internet for their initial home buying searches. They know the house that they want to see before they reach out to an agent. That being said, it’s not a good idea to have your real estate agent take pictures with a cell phone camera. Yes, the cell phone camera has come a long way. However, there is nothing like the eye of an artist and how it can capture the beauty of your home. Hire a professional photographer. It is something that you must do to sell your home quickly.
Price It Right from the Beginning
In my opinion, eighty percent of homes that sell quickly do so because of accurate and fair pricing. The price of your home is what the market will pay for your home. Yes, you want top dollar, and that is the job of the agent whom you hired. Top dollar might not be what your neighbor thinks or all of the other unprofessional opinions that you receive. I recommend that if you are unsure and don’t believe your real estate agent, get a professional appraisal done.
In conclusion, presentation is everything. That’s been the same for school and work. Now, it’s even more critical for the sale of your home. Whatever you do, don’t wait. Clean up your house, and put it on the market today.