Experts project that 4.8 million houses will sell by the end of 2020.
Perhaps you’re one of those millions of homeowners looking to put your property on the market and get it sold to the right buyer. The only thing is, you don’t want to wait for weeks or months on the market. You want your home to go quickly and for the right price.
Luckily, there are a few home selling tips out there that will make your abode more appealing to buyers. If you’re ready to put in the work in exchange for a quick purchase, then try out these five tips for selling your home.
- Get Good Photos
A whopping 44 percent of recent home buyers said they began their property search online. So, make sure your property will appeal to virtual visitors who peruse photos on the internet.
Hiring a good photographer is vital in making your home look its best when people take their first look online. Your real estate broker should cover the cost, but push for quality images — and make them part of your budget if you’re selling privately.
- Do a Deep Clean
You might think to yourself, “I want to sell my house as is.” However, you will still have to perform some basic maintenance before potential buyers stop by for a visit.
Namely, you should helm a deep clean of your property. Clean the countertops, windows, bathrooms and inside of your appliances. Make sure cabinets, closets and shelves look tidy and uncluttered, so your home appears to have ample storage space.
You’ll want to go around and make any cosmetic fixes required, too. So, fix paint chips and clean scuffs on the walls. Inspect baseboards and molding, as well.
- Throw Back the Curtains
Buyers want to see how much natural light your property gets. Plus, the place will look better when drenched in sunlight.
So, open the blinds and tie back the curtains before any showings. And, if a space doesn’t get enough natural light, then try layering lamps and overhead bulbs to brighten the space.
Do this before every buyer visit to ensure they see your home in its best light — pun intended.
- Remove Personal Effects
It’s your home, but, if you want to sell your home fast, you’re going to have to remove your personal stamp.
For some, this could be as simple as taking down family photos. That way, buyers have an easier time visualizing the space as theirs, rather than yours.
You might have to repaint any brightly colored walls or remove ornate wallpaper. Pack away any clutter or collections that would make the house seem too personal, as well.
- Be Flexible
Finally, it’s imperative that you’re flexible when it’s time to sell your house. This especially applies to house showings. If someone wants to come last minute or at a strange time, try to accommodate potential buyers as best as you can.
The more foot traffic you get into your property, the better the chances that you’ll be able to sell your home. If buyers find it hard to come to see your house, they’ll probably skip it — and they won’t come back again.
Put Home Selling Tips Into Practice — and Achieve Your Goal
These home selling tips have helped countless homeowners to sell their properties quickly. Now, it’s your turn. Put them into practice and see just how easy it can be to sell your abode and move onto the next.
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