Every person that is looking to sell their home wants to ensure that it gets sold as quickly as possible. When a house languishes on the market for too long, it’s natural for people to wonder whether there’s something wrong with it, and this impacts the asking price. Here are a few tips that can help you sell your home fast:
You might feel that the simplest way to de-clutter all the areas in your house is to simply shove all the items into the closets and cabinets. However, this isn’t a good idea. A serious homebuyer will always want to check the storage spaces to ensure that they would be able to keep everything in an organized manner.
If your closet spaces seem crammed and chockablock with various things, prospective homebuyers may feel the house doesn’t have sufficient storage space. One of the best ways to overcome this problem is to rent a storage unit to keep all the things you don’t require while your house is on the market. Make sure your home looks neat and clean and rid of items that you aren’t using/don’t need.
Professional home stagers have the experience to look at your house from the buyers’ perspective. They know exactly how to mask the flaws and highlight it’s salient features. The listing photos are important when it comes to creating a great first impression on buyers. Research indicates that properties which have more than six photos on their online listings have far greater chances of being viewed by buyers.
However, not every home buyer wants to get their home staged, and many may not have the budget for it either. You can get your real estate agent to walk through the house and look at it from a marketing standpoint. They would be able to give you a more objective view of whether it requires staging or not.
It’s important that you conduct a certain amount of research on various local real estate agents. Compare them on the basis of their experience and the number of houses they have sold in the past. It important that you interview a few of them to understand whether they would be a good fit for you. They should be communicative and able to tell you exactly what buyers would like or dislike about your home.
This indicates they have solid knowledge and experience in this space. Check whether they hire professionals to take photographs of various areas of your house, to place on their site. Find out what digital marketing methods they use. Today, most prospective home buyers check social media and other sites to look for the right properties and your property needs to be listed there.
In addition to all these things, ensure that you to move all personal items from your house, make small repairs and minor upgrades, and do a certain amount of promotion yourself. It’s also important that you time the sale right. Typically, summer and spring are known to be the best times to sell.
If you’re looking to sell your home and want an experienced Real Estate Agent in Bonnyville, Alberta, look no further! Get in touch with Gerry Storoschuk, Bonnyville REALTOR® and get your home sold!