Best- Kept Secrets for Selling Your Home
Tricks of the trade to help you get top dollars when selling your home
Selling Secret # 1 Pricing it right
Find out what your home is worth, then shave 15 to 20% off the price.You’ll be stampeded by buyers with multiple bids even in the worst markets and they’ll bid up the price over what it’s worth.
Selling Secret # 2 Half-Empty Closets
Storage is something every buyer is looking for and can never have enough of. Take half the stuff out of your closets then neatly organize what’s left in there.
Selling Secret # 3 Take the home out of your house
One of the most important things to do when selling your house is to de-personalize it. The more personal stuff in your house, the less potential buyers can imagine themselves living there. Get rid of family photos, memorabilia collections, and personal keepsakes.
Selling Secret # 4 The kitchen comes first
You’re not actually selling your house you’re selling your kitchen that’s how important it is. The fastest, most inexpensive kitchen updates include painting and new cabinet hardware. Use a neutral-color paint so you can present buyers with a blank canvas where they can start envisioning their own style.
Selling Secret # 5 Always be ready to show
Your house needs to be “show-ready” at all times you never know when your buyer is going to walk through the door. You have to be available whenever they want to come to see the place and it has to be in tip-top shape.
Selling Secret # 6 First Impression
The First impression is the only impression No matter how good the interior of your home looks, buyers have already judged your home before they walk through the door. Spruce up your home’s exterior with inexpensive shrubs and brightly colored flowers.