- Your home doesn’t have to look like something out of a magazine to be “picture perfect.” The meaning of the phrase in this section means to organize and arrange your home to make it inviting for potential buyers and allow your agents to take a multitude of pictures. According to Trulia.com, homes with six or more photos are twice as likely to be viewed than those with less.
- While agents use a multitude of marketing tools to help sell your home, don’t underestimate the power of word of mouth! If you share your home sale on your personal social media outlets, and ten others see it and share it, you could be potentially doubling your audience and working in unison with your agents marketing strategies.
- In today’s market, most people are looking for a home that won’t require a ton of work. So consider having your septic pumped, repair hinges or old door knobs that don’t work well. Replace old caulking around tubs, showers, doors, and windows. Repaint peeling exterior/interior eyesores. This will help cut down on the items an inspector might find later during that could potentially seem overwhelming to a buyer.
- Make your home as clean and accessible as possible for showings. It should go without saying if it is difficult for other agents to show their clients your home, or if you set strict time frames for showings, they will likely pass over your home and move on to one that is more easily accessible. The more potential buyers who view your home and for those who would like to return for a second or third showing, could be the difference between your home selling or sitting on the market for an extended period of time.
- Today’s buyers are well informed on comparable home prices. They’re looking for a good deal, just as you were as you were searching for a home. To be competitive, have your agent create a market analysis and gauge the selling prices of homes in your area. Trust in their guidance. Many agents have been in the business for a number of years. They know the best price for your home to make it marketable and competitive. Remember: your agent is on your side to get you the best and most fair price available!
5 Realistic Tips For Selling Your HomeTry to remember the items you found to be most important while searching for your home, and put yourself in the buyer’s shoes. If your home is unkempt, overpriced, or isn’t easily accessible, address those issues and make it easy for a potential buyer to see themselves living there in the future.