Recommendations for a Successful Home Sale This Season
Once you have decided to sell your home and have found a successful real estate agent to list and market your home, there are some recommended tasks you should do with your home to improve its chances of selling well. Here are some recommendations to help you successfully sell your home this season.
Decide on an Asking Price
One of the first steps in selling your home successfully is to choose the right price to list it on marketing and advertising. This list price will help you attract buyers and is essential in helping it stand out in a home buyers search.
If you are selling in a market where homes are getting purchase offers after just a few days from several competing buyers, you can price it according to how much similar homes are selling for in your local area. But if you are working in a regular market where homes are sitting on the market for months, price your home slightly below what the other competition offers are coming in at and you will increase your chances to attract multiple buyers who compete and bid on your home for a slightly increased sale price.
Talk with your realtor about the area comps with a comparative market analysis and also about the condition of the local real estate market. They can advise you on the right type of list price for your home.
Showcase Each Room Space
Inside your home, you need to improve the appearance of each room by decluttering. Remove excessive items and stage the interior so a buyer will be able to see the home and not feel particularly overwhelmed with the furniture and items you have stored there.
Make sure that as you go through and tidy up your home interior, you also define each room in your home to help sell it to a buyer. For example, if you have a bedroom full of stored items, boxes, and clutter, remove its contents and store it in a storage rental to set up a bedroom set to showcase the room as a bedroom. This is also important if you have a bedroom used as a craft room or a toy room. You may want to stage your home to show it is a three-bedroom home and not a two-bedroom home with a craft room because your buyer may not be interested in crafting.
Keep these tips in mind when looking to sell your house.