Tips for Selling a House in Kingstowne VA

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group 0225221517

First time or not, selling a house is no easy feat. There are a lot of things to get done, from the paperwork to packing and everything in between!

 

It really pays off to do your research before you begin this process. Keep reading to learn these tried and tested tips on house selling from Kingstowne’s top Realtor®!

 

Choose the right real estate agent

 

It all begins here. While the Internet may be a helpful resource from time to time, nothing beats having a professional Realtor® by your side to guide you from start to finish.

 

Each person’s house selling journey is different. You can’t really expect a post you read online to be 100% accurate for your needs. That’s why my first piece of advice is to find that professional who can help you through all your house selling worries and concerns.

 

How to choose the right real estate agent? Make a list of all your candidates. These can be agents you found online or a referral from a friend.

 

Narrow the list. Give each one a call, ask them some questions, and mark the ones that impressed you. Schedule an appointment with these ones, and sit down with them for some time before making your choice.

 

Trying to get your house sold? Read professional advice from Kingstowne’s top Realtor® here!

 

Remember to read up on their history and background. Take note of how many years they’ve been in the industry, and ask people you know if they have anything to say about the Realtor® you’re considering.

 

Prepare your house for staging

 

Do you want to sell your house fast? Do you want it to sell for the best price? Staging is the way to go!

 

Staging is the process of making a house for sale look appealing to potential buyers. Think about the homes you see in magazines. That’s what we’re going for.

 

Home staging brings out the best in your home, accentuating its best features. Some minor repairs might be needed, but don’t worry, your agent should be able to identify the most practical ones with the highest return of investment.

 

One of the major things we have to consider is your home’s curb appeal. This means how attractive your house looks from the outside, including your lawn, trees, porch, doors and windows.

 

First impressions do matter in real estate. If you can’t get your buyer through the door, don’t expect them to buy your house.

 

Consult with your agent and ask them what you can do to improve your home’s overall appeal. If you don’t have one yet, you can begin by packing the things you won’t be needing anytime soon and disposing of all the things you’ll never use again.

 

Start now

 

This old Chinese proverb rings true until today: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today.”

 

This last piece of advice is literally worth millions. Some people waste their lives wondering how to begin, when the first step was to just start.

 

Learned something from this article? Get in touch with Kingstowne’s top Realtor®, Amanda Davidson! Give me a call at 703-431-3755 and let’s get started.

In case you can not view this video here, please click the link below to view Tips for Selling a House in Kingstowne VA  on my YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/XAKhsO8xJD4

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Amanda Davidson

Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group

Broker - Owner
Licensed in VA and DC

5680 King Centre Drive #600
Alexandria, VA 22315

Cell: 703.431.3755
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Rainmaker
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Sally K. & David L. Hanson
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Great proverb and super tips !

May 08, 2018 01:09 PM #1
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Amanda, Great tips for selling a house in Kingstowne VA, and also everywhere else!

May 08, 2018 03:07 PM #2
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
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Good evening Amanda S. Davidson ,

Love your post on selling tips for sellers in Kingstowne VA! This is a great list for any seller. I'm betting this post receives a gold star!!

May 08, 2018 04:36 PM #3
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Hi Amanda S. Davidson, this is a great post for all home sellers. Hope it reaches many homeowners thinking about selling. 

May 08, 2018 05:18 PM #4
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The most important tip for a home seller in Kingstowne VA is to call Amanda S. Davidson.

May 09, 2018 05:21 AM #5
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Joan Cox
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Amanda, first thing - call Amanda if a homeowner is ready to sell!   You know how to prepare a home, advertise and negotiate on behalf of the homeowner!  Great post! 

May 09, 2018 05:50 AM #6
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Brian England
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Awesome tips as always, but truly the only tip they need is to call you and let you do your thing!

May 09, 2018 06:26 AM #7
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Will Hamm
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Hello Amanda, Great tips from a top Realtor.  Fun talking with you and remember what I said about land in the middle of D.C.

May 09, 2018 08:38 AM #8
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Amanda S. Davidson - You always provide stellar advice!

 

May 09, 2018 09:48 AM #9
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Thank you all so much, your comments and constant support mean so much to me!

May 09, 2018 01:48 PM #10
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Amanda, great tips from the top Realtor in Kingstowne area.

May 09, 2018 04:55 PM #11
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I love the secret ingredient you mentioned. Get started. This is a fantastic post to get sellers moving.

May 09, 2018 06:24 PM #12
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Grant Schneider
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Good morning Amanda - you advice is indeed worth millions.  The preparation for showtime is essential and also doing with the right agent.

May 11, 2018 07:48 AM #13
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Roy Kelley
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This is excellent advice to share with prospective home sellers.

May 11, 2018 12:40 PM #14
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Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
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HI Amanda S. Davidson - great tips for home sellers. But the most important one is to pick Amanda Davidson as the real estate agent in Alexandria VA. , all the rest will flow nicely after making the right decision on you!

May 16, 2018 06:42 AM #15
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Hi Amanda! Wonderful tips for home sellers in Kingstowne VA - the only thing they need to know from this post is to call YOU! 

Hiring the right Realtor® is the perfect first step and that agent needs to be Amanda Davidson - anywhere in the Alexandria, VA area.

May 16, 2018 08:23 PM #16
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Hi AmandaI’m an agent in San Diego and my daughter and Son n law live in Hayfield Farm. They are relocating back to west coast quickly. Sounds like you would be a good fit for them and I’d like to do a referral for them with you. Give me a call if you can tomorrow morning. 619-806-7052. I’m here until Monday so I’d like to have it on the market for this weekend.We would like to have you come out to the house tomorrow Friday if possible in the afternoon.It’s a 5 Br 3Ba home approx 2098 sqft plus it has a finished basement approx 365 sq ftIt’s a great neighborhood Elevated 10,900 sqft lotUpstairs has 4 spacious BRS2 Upstairs Baths are remodeled beautiful carerra marble and stone.First floor has 1 bedroom plus a multi functional room (either another bedroom, game room tv room etc)and full bath with walk in shower of Silver Shadow marbleSeparate living and dining room. Kitchen updated with newer white cabinets, stainless appliances and stone counter tops.Newer windows approx 5 yrsA/C new system 2017They want to list just over $600k they’ve already had a few parties ask to seeThe homes in the neighborhood sell fast.I look forward to meeting youThank youJan Clements

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