Local Selling Tips
The housing market is constantly evolving and every market is different. It is important to involve a Century 21 Agent early on in your home selling process. Each Century 21 Agent is highly trained and can work with you through the entire process of evaluating, listing and selling your home quickly and for top dollar. Here are some selling tips for homeowners.
Price To Sell
What is your home worth in its current condition? How does your home compare to other houses in your local area of the same age, square footage, bedrooms and other amenities? Too often individuals pick a price that they think their house is worth. The price they pick is not necessarily what the current market price is. Pricing your home too high will cause it to stay on the market for longer than need be and you may push away some buyers that are shopping strictly on price. Pricing too low could leave thousands of dollars behind for you. Your home is an investment and when you decide to sell it is important to get every possible dollar for its value. Your Century 21 Agent can help you evaluate such questions and determine the right price for your home that will help to sell your home quickly and for top dollar.
What would a prospective buyer see when they first come to your home? Consider tidying up the yard, trimming hedges, fresh plantings, new mulch, or maybe a fresh coat of paint on the front door. Your home?s first impression to prospective buyers will stick with them longer after they leave after visiting. If it is a negative first impression it will be difficult to overcome and you could lose several potential offers. Give prospective buyers every reason to want to view your home. You want to make them feel warm and welcomed from the very moment they drive up.
Now that you have addressed the exterior of the house it is time to tackle the inside. We often grow accustom to the way things are inside, but to a prospective buyer what you may consider organized, buyers see as cluttered. Avoid extra things lying about the house. Clear counters and remove stacks of magazines of newspapers. A good rule is to have no more than three items per counter or table. The more cluttered a room is the more distracting it can be to a prospective buyer. Your goal is to get them to feel comfortable and allow them to picture themselves living in the home.
There are many more tips and tricks to selling a home that I can share with you.