Selling your home isn’t easy. You will quickly find there are a lot of variables to consider. From choosing the right real estate agent to setting a sale price, and staging your home for showings. Selling a home can be exhausting! If this is your first time selling a home, the entire process can seem overwhelming. Let’s try to ease some of that stress and make this a seamless process. Are you ready to sell your home? Here is what you need to know!
Pick your real estate agent
You could choose to forge ahead on your own, but most sellers choose to work with a real estate professional. Homeowners decide to work with an agent because they know the ins and outs of selling a home and the housing market. Don’t just settle on an agent, though. Do your homework. You want to work with an agent familiar with your neighborhood. Look through several agents’ websites, read online reviews, and ask friends and family whom they have used in the past.
Determine your asking price
You have a lot of emotional attachment to your home, which may lead you to attach a higher value to it. You want to find the sweet spot for your listing price. Though your home may seem priceless due to the memories you have fostered there, you have one objective, and that is to sell your home. If you price your home too high, you will scare potential solid buyers off. Too low, and you may give the perception that something is wrong with your home. This is why choosing the right real estate agent is so critical. They are familiar with what similar homes are selling for and can help steer you to the right listing price.
Spruce up your home
If you want to sell your home, you will need to roll up your sleeves and get to work. The best way to sell your house fast is to present it in its best form possible. Before your home is listed, your agent will do a walk-through and point out things that should be taken care of. You may also have a pre-listing home inspection conducted that brings some issues to light. Address all of these. With any luck, they will all be minor fixes such as leaky faucets, creaky doors, and touch-up painting. Next, give your home a deep cleaning so it sparkles. Finally, enhance your home’s curb appeal by doing exterior painting and tidying up the front yard and surrounding landscaping. All of these little tricks will make your home appealing to potential buyers.
There is a lot that goes into selling a home. Following these simple tips will help ensure yours sells in no time! Want to work with a knowledgeable local real estate agent you can trust? Call me at 717-253-3259 (cellphone) or visit my website at www.karentavenner.com.