Have you ever wondered what you can do to speed the process of selling your home? What are buyers looking for when they visit your listing for the first time? There are important aspects of every home that will attract or repel potential buyers.
The layout of the house, the paint color, garden and yard, furniture staging, and features like solar and parking can be the difference between a buyer making an offer or moving on to the next home. The good news is that there are a some tips and tricks that sellers should pay more attention to and maybe adopt to a couple of these ideas.
What is the first thing that buyers see when they visit your home for the first time? The exterior and the property surrounding your property. Buyers want to see a well maintained property, not a home that is run-down. The home should have fresh paint, a great driveway, and a freshly groomed yard. Driveways can make or break a deal because parking is always an issue. If the driveway is too steep or not big enough, a buyer might not even bother looking at the rest of the house. Ease of accessibility is very important.
Another great idea is to make your home appear bigger than it actually is. You can choose lighter paint colors on the walls or adding mirrors to create the illusion of space and transfer of light. Strategic lighting around the home can make a positive difference.
If money is tight for the homeowner, and hiring professional to make changes to the home, a great solution is to have the homeowner grab some tools and get to work on making little manageable improvements all around the home. Little things like fixing lights, patching holes on the walls, repairing appliances will help. The internet has given us a great source for how-do videos and step by step instructions for the do-it-yourself worker.
Finally, the price of the home can indulgence the traffic of potential buyers. Is your home priced too high or too low in relation to the market? You do not want your home to be sitting on the market for a long period of time. Buyers will sense that the home has not sold for a reason. They might try to use this to their advantage in negotiations. Fair market valuation which is in line with the current market is a necessity for a quick sale.
And if you follow these simple tips, you may be able to sell your home faster than you ever thought you could.
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