Selling is an art and when it comes to selling a home, you need to be smart enough to present your home in such a way that it pleases the eyes of buyer in first instance. To sell a home you need to step into shoes of buyer, take a round of your home and see with his eyes that what change is needed in your home before selling it, so that it can appeal him.
As per the real estate statistics, in USA, there is 17% rise in home sales from 2014 to 2017. The virtuous cycle of selling and buying benefits both the parties’ viz. seller and buyer. But are you a smart seller?
Go through the tips in article before selling the home.
- Repaint but don’t make the buyer faint
Colors provide relief to the eyes, so it is an important part when it comes to selling a home. It doesn’t matter how much you love the trendy colors, repaint your home with traditional colors like white and tan. These are the safest choice of color to improve the resale value of your home.
- Setting unrealistic price is not nice
Just get nostalgic for a while and go back to your memories of buying a home. When you bought a home, you did all the market analysis to reach the fair price of the home. Now, the buyer of your home will do the same.
Shooting up the price that your home is not worth of, will leave your home unsold. Don’t put much pressure on your mind while setting up a price for your home. Go through the market history and set an appropriate price. Then witness the result of your home getting sold in no time.
- Buyer will not ring the bell, if there is a bad smell
Smoking and pets are the common cause of odor when you need to vacate the home (taking into consideration you used to keep you home odor free). Clean all the carpets and rugs effectively as they are the source of some unpleasant smell. Clean the ducts properly as they carry lots of bad stuff which cause bad smell.
Apart from getting rid of bad odor, you can generate positive energy by adding potted plants into empty corners. It pleases eyes and soul. Make sure plants are in good health.
- Don’t neglect to fix the things that are broken to get a good amount of token
Buyer also gets influenced on a fact that how much you cared or loved your home. Love comes with taking a good care of all the minute details of the home also. Repair all the items that require immediate attention. Clean your windows look for the patch holes in your walls and address the problem.
This attention to these details can increase the value of the home.
- Don’t leave the mess so that buyer say a ‘yes’
A buyer will focus on how beautiful your place is not how grubby it looks. He will check all the closets of your room, open up the fridge and test the cabinetry to satisfy him. Make sure that the entry is clean and gorgeous because first impression is said to be the last one.
You are emotionally attached to your home, so show it to the buyer by keeping it clean.
Buyer always has lots of option when he goes on his journey to buy his dream home. You have to step a little further to sell a house. Make yourself understand that you are not an expert in selling a home. You don’t sell and buy homes in dozen, so an expert advice is always helpful and mandatory.
Selling a house is always a challenge. Accept it and follow the tips for the fruitful results.