5 Tips for Selling Your Home

November 24, 2015

If you are planning to put your house on the market, it goes without saying that you are hoping to sell your home as quickly as possible and also get your asking price.  Here are some tips for styling and upgrading your home so you have success when selling!

  1. Choose the Right Time to Sell

Timing is key when it comes to selling a house.  Spring is the most popular home-buying season.  Consider having your property ready to sell by March or April for the best results.

  1. Price it Right

Choosing the right listing price is an important part in the selling process.  You obviously do not want to price your home too low nor do you want to price your home too high because both can be bad when it comes to selling your home.  Hiring a real estate professional can be very helpful.  It is in their best interest to save you both money and time!

  1. Make Upgrades, But Don’t Over-Upgrade

You do not have to go remodel your whole house, but small upgrades are recommended.  Quick fixes before selling always pay off, but you probably will not get your money back if you go a huge remodel.  Put a fresh coat of paint on the walls, replace your leaky faucet and make sure your closet doors are on track.

  1. Depersonalize Your Home

After you make necessary upgrades and repairs, it is time to show your home!  The best way to get your home ready to show perspective buyers is to depersonliaze it.  Remove family photos, pieces of art, collectibles, etc.  Create a place to allow buyers to visualize their own family and lifestyle in the home.

  1. Improve Your Curb Appeal

Nothing is more important than the first impression.  Consider what a home buyer may think as he/she walks up to your house for the very first time.  It’s important to make people feel warm, welcome and safe as they approach the house.  The first impression is the only impression, so make it a good one!

 

When the time is right and you are ready to sell, Highlands Cove Realty will be here for you every step of the way.  If you use these tips and list your house with Highlands Cove Realty, selling your house will be nothing but a success!