Many times a staged home assists WNY Buyers to make that personal connection and help them purchase a home rather than a house. In a 2004 survey of Realtors®, almost two-thirds estimated that a staged home kept in show-to-sell condition sells for a price that is between 10% and 20% higher. You have decided to sell you Western New York home. You have a beautiful home that you decorated for your need and reflect your personal tastes. And in that lies the problem. It is deeply personal and it is your home. Buyers may have difficulty making that transition to seeing it as their home.
If you are selling or buying a Western New York home this year, you'll be doing a lot of de-cluttering, throwing away, organizing, and then re-organizing in your new place.
Having your WNY home for sale it can be tough, and keeping it in showing condition can be overwhelming. Some of the best advice I can give you comes from Mary Poppins, keep it up as you go along. And if you have a showing of your WNY home, hum this Julie Andrews classic while you prepare for the showing. It might just relieve some of the stress as you get ready. How can you not smile singing "A Spoonful of Sugar"?
Are you thinking of selling your home? Here are a few things that you can do before your home is listed to get it ready to shine in this highly competitive market. It is best to get these items completed before your home is seen by potential buyers. It also sets the stage for the photography of your home for all your advertising. It also has the you getting in the habit of having your home always ready for a showing.
We know your number one goal is to get your Buffalo Home Sold, quickly and for the highest dollar. But we need your help in achieving that goal. One way you can assist in the process is with the Showing of your Buffalo home.
Colleen Kulikowski is your Western New York Real Estate Expert focusing on Buffalo and Niagara Falls neighborhoods of Western New York. If you are on Twitter, please follow me... If you enjoyed this post by your Buffalo & Niagara Falls Home Sales Expert, make sure you subscribe to our RSS feed!