Preparing Your House to Sell
When selling your house, the goal is always to do so in the shortest amount of time possible while earning the greatest return. The best way to do this is to have an agent that can give you the greatest amount of exposure to potential buyers and who can guide your through preparing your home. As a top notch marketer with experience using the latest technologies, when we price your home right and have it professionally staged, you are sure to get a sale. You can “wow’ buyers by following the customized staging plan for your house and get it looking sharp inside and out.
Download a checklist to help you prepare your house to sell:
Your home should be in top condition prior to listing. Every surface should be cleaned thoroughly, all damage should be repaired and clutter eliminated. Your home should feel open and bright, smell fresh, and look well taken care of. Remove extra furniture to open up the space. Consider updating or remodeling outdated features to increase the value and speed the sale of your home. Turn lights on before every showing, open window coverings and remove extra furniture. If you follow these steps and the advice of my professional stagers, buyers are sure to respond.
Exterior Home and Yard
The best way to lure a potential buyer in is with outstanding curb appeal. Make sure fencing is in good repair, the grass is thick and green, and weeds are removed along with any dead plants, tree limbs, or debris. When landscaping is neat, walkways are in good condition, and the outside of the home looks well maintained you will have taken the first steps to enticing buyers and getting their attention.
New home listing are always exciting for agents and buyers, so it’s important to have your home priced correctly from the start. A home that misses this crucial window of attention due to being overpriced may end up sitting on the market as buyers wrongfully assume there is a problem with it. With a competitive market analysis in hand, we will work together taking into consideration other dynamics such as any special characteristics of your home, the demand for the area, and your goals before we set the all-important asking price.
Beyond the MLS listing there is so much that will be done to market your home. Outstanding professional photography and virtual tours using the latest technology make your home both appealing and very accessible for potential buyers to view. Along with my strong collaborative relationships throughout the real estate world, you will benefit from my event marketing, Internet presence and active online advertising efforts through social media and other avenues. Mail-out campaigns, top quality signage, and professional fliers will also help sell your home.