What Makes a Home Buyer Bite

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Real Estate Agent with REMAX Advance Realty II 3233262
Buyers are searching for their dream home. Homes that are in top notch condition, and have an excellent design and layout, are appealing factors for potential home buyers. Home buyers can be picky due to the abundance of houses on the market. Your goal is to have your home stand out and attract as many buyers as possible in as few days on the market as possible. There are a host of ideas, tricks and rules for the best presentation of your home. Home buyers may or may not have the upper hand; this depends on the current real estate market. Regardless, a seller can counterattack market demands by presenting his home in the best possible way. Impress potential buyers with a few well-researched real estate tricks and you may impress yourselves with the results.
Sales price
The sale price of a home is the primary factor in its sale. A correctly priced house will sell faster and receive top dollar. Buyers and real estate agents will meet and evaluate all of the homes that are available in a location by price range. Buyers have budgets which they must stick to when purchasing a home. Most buyers have a list of five to six top items they are seeking in a home. The sale price is usually the primary concern of each home buyer. Buyers may see a house that is in a higher price range and be skeptical to look at the home due to the higher price. Some sellers initially set a high price for their homes in an attempt to get a good sale price.
In most cases a home becomes stale on the market for lack of proper sales pricing. A house that is priced too high may miss potential buyers. Missing an opportunity in real estate may cost time and money. A correctly priced house is the key to selling a home.
Location, location, location
The location of a home is a top factor in each home sale. The adage "location, location, location' is a proven sales factor in homes sales. A home that has an excellent location sells quicker and for more money. A good home location affords a better quality of life for the homeowner. Homes that are close to mass transportation, highways and fewer traffic zones allow more time for leisure. Home buyers seek quality of life in a neighborhood: Parks, community pools, gyms and supermarkets close to home.
Location is also very important when considering the real estate resale value of a home. A home located a block from a noisy train station may not have a great resale value. A home that is located two blocks from a school and park may have a higher resale value. Buyers will evaluate the safety of an area, may drive through the neighborhood by day and night, and check the crime statistics of an area.
Make your home welcoming
Sellers need to present a welcoming atmosphere. Clean up the yard as much as possible; this is the best opportunity to showcase the qualities of your home for homebuyer viewings. Purchase a nice welcome mat and some potted plants to place around the entrance to the house.
Buyer's interest
Selling is best handled by an experienced real estate agent. Price your home to sell correctly; avoid over pricing the home. Location, landscaping and neighbors will all be deciding factors in getting a home buyer to make an offer on the home for sale.
Buyers have a budget and may be pre-approved for a mortgage in a certain range. Pricing your home to sell can grab each and every potential buyer. Buyers typically do not look at homes that are out of their price range. Buyers consider the price, resale value of the home, neighborhood educational rankings and crime statistics. Selling a home for a good price will allow you the most traffic in viewings for your home, which will ultimately get you a sale.

Comments (1)

Jean Hanley
Coldwell Banker Kivett Teeters - Hemet, CA
Specializing in Folks Who Want To Buy/Sell Homes

Jose, nice list of all that goes into attracting buyers to our listings.  Sometimes it is just the smallest of things that will make the difference.

Aug 06, 2013 03:18 AM

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