Seller's Guide

If your looking to sell your home then you will want to get top dollar!  Here are some tips to help prepare your home for the real estate market.

 

  • When presenting your home to prospective buyers, first impressions are crucial.Buyers begin judging your home the moment they see it and, unless they’relooking for a deal on a fixer-upper, they prefer homes that are well-maintained,clean and clutter-free.

  • Depending on your home’s condition, there are three kinds of improvements thatwill impress buyers and help you sell for top market value: renovations, upgradesand repairs, reorganization and maintenance. Along these lines, what follows area few proven, cost-effective ideas that will help your home look its best so youget top market value.

  • When considering renovations in anticipation of selling, there are two importantrules: don’t over-renovate, and be careful not to make renovations which pleaseyou personally, but which might turn off otherwise interested buyers. Bothscenarios will cost you.

  • Small upgrades and repairs can make a big difference.

  • Make sure interiors as well as exteriors are tidy, neat, clean and organized.

  • For most buyers, cluttered homes tend to appear smaller, less full of air and light,and somehow requiring of more maintenance. Conversely, clutter-free homesgenerally seem brighter, more open and spacious, perhaps cleaner and requiringof less work. Additionally, clutter-free homes can make it easier for buyers tovisualize their own interior design ideas, as well as the placement of alltheir belongings.

  • Determining the best asking price for a home is one of the most challenging,and also important, aspects of selling it. In fact, it’s a balancing act. You don’twant to set a price that’s so high that it discourages showings and serious offersfrom the very qualified, motivated buyers who would ultimately determineyour property’s top market value.  Be realistic and price your home according to market value.