Steps to consider When Selling Your Home
Deciding to sell your Home is a crucial decision and the selling process can be quite demanding. Here are some tips to help you along the way.
Identify your Homes flaws or problems
Sellers are obligated to disclose any major problems or flaws in the structure or property, including things like dry rot, termites, asbestos or a new highway slated to run nearby. The disclosure requirements vary by state,but if you fail to mention the leaky roof or flooding basement you could be sued for Fraud. There is really no upside to trying to hide problems anyway since most buyers will have the home inspected. Starting strong ends up successful.
. Walk through each room and criticize the home from a buyers perspective.
. Consider hiring a licensed & Insured Home Inspector to see if any repairs are needed.
. Hire a Licensed & Insured Contractor to handle any major projects.
. Consider getting a pre-listing appraisal to understand our current markets value.
. Hold a yard sale,sell,donate or trash anything you don't need.
Curb Appeal Simple solutions
. Power wash house & driveway & walk ways
. Freshen up flower beds with a fresh layer of Mulch
. trim trees and shrubs
. Paint the Front door & mailboxes
Get the Home in Showcase condition
Buyers can't see past personal artifacts, and you don't want them to be distracted. Neutralize the colors and decor and lighting of your home to appeal to all buyers. Specific designs will limit the pool of buyers that will be attracted to your home. Most buyers can not visualize past whats in front of them and see the true Bones of the house!
Upgrade: Sellers should consider replacing dated carpeting, strip wallpaper, possibly install granite counter tops and upgrade to SS appliances. Staying current with the trends.
When we have a Glut of Inventory your House has to really shine above the competition.
Disassociate yourself with your Home.
. Say to yourself."This is not my Home: It is a House- A product to be sold much like any product on a store shelf.
. Make the Mental decision to " let Go" of your emotions and focus on this will no longer be yours.. Say "Goodbye".. Look towards the Future..
Sellers need to understand that the way we live in our home is not the way we sell our home.
If a buyer walks through the front door and is distracted in any way He or She is off to the next house.
Considering these Tips can get your home sold in 3 weeks vs 3 months...depending on your Market area.
Marketing your Home: As your Realtor It is my job to determine the maximum price that a buyer will pay in today's Market. Be a strong negotiator and communicator. Deliver quality Customer Service and beyond.
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Last updated on Aug 18, 2018 3:01:pm.
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