GETTING IT SOLD
How to make your home stand out in the crowd!
In their search for the ideal home, many buyers fall in to the trap of noticing items that give them excuses NOT to buy each home they view. Your goal as the seller, is to take away as many of their excuses as possible, so that they can truly focus on the features of your home and picture themselves living in it.
"You never get a second chance to make a first impression."
ARE YOU READY TO SELL? Quick fixes and attention to detail that can add $$$$$ to you bottom line.
One of the most important things to do before putting your home on the market is to take care of the "easy" things. Go through each room of your home and make a list of the small easy repair and maintenance items: outlet/light switch covers, leaky faucets, chipped paint, non-working light bulbs. Then fix each one of them. These small maintenance items can add up to a lot of excuses for a buyer either not to buy your home, or not to pay top dollar.
Considering tackling a remodel before selling? Talk to me first. Some projects may add value to your home, but some may not.
5 WAYS TO ADD APPEAL TO YOUR HOME - Entice those buyers!
Curb appeal, or how your home shows from the street, is one of the key things that will sell - or not sell - your home. If buyers are turned off by the outside of the home, it will be very difficult for you to get them into the home and change their negative opinion. Curb appeal will be the key to making the right first impression.
Here are 5 things you can do to improve your home's curb appeal:
STAGING BASICS: Keep It Simple!
What is staging anyway? Staging is the process of enhancing the impression a prospective buyer has about your home. Staging is all about removing things from your home that make it look smaller, drab, or dated. It differs from decorating because decorating involves bringing things into the home to enhance the look of it.
The key to staging is simplicity and getting prospective buyers to a place where they can picture themselves in the home. You can begin by focussing on these staging basics:
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"10 Ways To Sell Your Home Faster"
This includes cost-efficient, time tested strategies to sell your home faster and for top dollar.
SHOWING YOUR HOME
DO'S AND DON'TS CHECKLIST
Now that you know what it takes to stage your home and get it ready to sell, you want to make sure you have successful showings. Follow these proven showing do's and don'ts and you will be on your way.