Monday, December 18, 2017

How To Sell Your Home Like A Pro

When it comes to selling your home, you’re always going to want to get as much money for it as possible. Nobody really wants to list their property up for sale, to then find out that it’s going to go for a lot less than expected. So, it’s essential that you know exactly what to do in order to maximize the money that you have available in it. And while there is a range of different ways to do this, the best option is always going to be whatever the pros would do. From renovators and developers to realtors and interior designers, these guys know exactly how to maximize the money in a property. But how do they do it? Let’s take a look.

Call In A Realtor Before You Do Anything

First things first, you need to get some figures in mind. And this is just being smart about what you’re doing. So you need to find a realtor that you can trust, and get them over. In order to get the best price for your property, you need to know what your home is currently worth. Then you can look to improve it where possible. But that’s not all, you should also ask what it could be worth, and more importantly, what the ceiling for your street is. Because if the maximum you can get in your street is, say, $300,000 and your home is currently at $270,000, you don’t want to spend $30,000 doing it up. By finding these figures out, you’ll be able to work out what improvements, if any, are worth doing before you sell.

Declutter & Depersonalize

When it comes to the actual process of making changes, the best place to start is always with decluttering. Because no potential buyer likes to see a messy home. It should always be light and bright, clean and tidy. And while you’re there, you need to depersonalize the place too, so that potential buyers can visualize themselves living there.

Tidy Around The Edges

From here, you’re then going to want to do a smaller spruce too. Because decluttering isn’t enough. Not only should the entire home be clean, but you may also want to repaint in areas that are looking a bit shabby too. Every little helps when it comes to maximizing value.

Dress To Impress

Then, you need to think about dressing up the space as well. When you have a staged apartment or house, it helps the buyer to visualize themselves living there. Sometimes, depersonalization isn’t enough. You should make to look your property look as appealing and inviting as possible.

Create An Awesome First Impression

But don’t just focus your attention on the interiors, you need to ensure that the first things buyers will see will impress upon them. From your garden and driveway to your front door and entryway, these really need to sing. It’s how the buyers will immediately judge your property, and as we all know, first impressions always last!