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August 25, 2015 • Real Estate

5 Tips for Selling Your Home, Quickly

It’s a seller’s market right now. Put your home on the market, it’s time for a change! You’ve been thinking about it for a while now, it’s time to hire a real estate agent and move on into the home of your dreams. Selling your home is an emotional process, from time to time you will find yourself with mixed feelings. When these feelings come up just picture yourself in the home you’ve been dreaming about for a while and know this is the right decision for you.

To get your home “sale” ready, there are steps you can take that will make the process go much smoother. With these easy to implement tips, buyers will fall in love with your home fast!

5 Tips for Selling Your Home, Quickly

Show the Flow: Creating a space that flows well is important to new homeowners coming in to look at your home. Create a space that allows them to move about the house with ease, remove furniture that blocks walkways and small hallways. Open up the space so the buyer can see their belongings in the space, instead of restricting their viewpoint to how you wanted to decorate it.

Clear the Clutter: A clutter-free environment is essential in allowing the homeowner to envision the home as their own. Too much clutter causes confusion in the buying process which only leads to mixed emotions from the buyer. A confused buyer will not make a purchasing decision quickly. Take some time to clear the clutter in the house, clean up the garage, closets and living areas. Present a neat and clean home that allows a future homebuyer to envision their belongings in the home. When a buyer can see their stuff in the home, the sale moves along much faster.

Storage Space is Sexy: Homebuyers love to see that a home has plenty of storage, especially if they have children. Showing off an organized pantry, plenty of closet space and organized shelving structures that make it easy to

Show off the TLC: You’ve loved your home for a number of years; there has been plenty of upgrades and care you’ve given to the property, so when selling your home let that TLC shine through! Homebuyers want to see the TLC that has gone into the property. Be proud and discuss the ways you’ve loved your property and the upgrades you’ve given it. This lets the future homebuyer know that everything has been taken care of and kept up-to-date.

Give the Outside a Makeover: Spruce up the landscape – plant a few new flowers and mow the lawn, give the front entrance a redo – a friendly front door and fresh coat of paint goes a long way when future buyers walk up to the entrance of your home, a few hung plants makes a nice welcoming entryway too. Home buyers love to take a stroll through the neighborhood in the evening to see what kind of place they may be moving to after dark, it’s a good idea to add some “mood” lighting to the entry way giving your home a nice glow when they drive by.

With these easy-to-implement tips for selling your home, you’ll find the home buyer who wants to make this home the one of their dreams in no time! Enjoy the process and ask your real estate agent for other tips and ideas on how to make your home “Sale Ready”.

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