Morristown TN Real Estate For Sale - 4 Tips To Prep for Your Home Sale This Fall

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Real Estate Agent with Elite Realty Group

 

4 Tips To Prep for Your Home Sale This Fall
Even in a hot sellers’ market like today’s in which homes are selling so quickly, it’s still important to make a good first impression on potential buyers. Taking the time upfront to prep your house appropriately can bring in the greatest return on your investment.
Here are four simple tips to make sure you maximize the sale of your house this fall.
1. Price It Right
One of the first things buyers will notice is the price of your house. That’s why it’s important to price it right. Your goal in pricing your house is to draw attention from competing buyers and let bidding wars push the final sales price up. Pricing your house too high to begin with could put you at a disadvantage by discouraging buyers from making an offer.
Your trusted real estate advisor can help you find the price for your home that reflects the current market value. Lean on your agent to help you with this crucial first step.
2. Keep It Clean
It may sound simple, but keeping your house clean is key to making sure it gets the attention it deserves. As realtor.com says in the Home Selling Checklist:
“When selling your home, it’s important to keep everything tidy for buyers. . . . Remember to take special care with the bathroom, making sure the tile, counters, shower, and floors shine.”
Before each buyer visits, assess your space and determine what needs your attention. Wash the dishes, make the beds, and put away any toys. Doing these simple things can reduce any potential distractions for buyers.
3. Make It Easy To Visit
Giving buyers the opportunity to see your house on their schedule can be a true game-changer. Buyers are less likely to make an offer if it’s difficult to plan a tour or they can’t easily fit it into their schedule. Making your house available as often as possible helps create opportunities for more buyers to fall in love with your house.
Rest assured your trusted real estate advisor will keep your health and safety top of mind when buyers tour your home. Agents use the latest guidance to stay up to date on any protocols and sanitization recommendations.
4. Help Buyers Feel at Home
Finally, it’s important for buyers to see all the possible ways they can make your house their next home. As the realtor.com article puts it:
“The goal is to create a blank canvas on which buyers can project their own visions of living there, and loving it.”
An easy first step to create this blank canvas is removing personal items – pictures, awards, and sentimental belongings – from your space. If you’re unsure what should be packed away and what can stay, consult your trusted real estate advisor. Spending the time on this step can pay off in the long run, as the 2021 Profile of Home Staging from the National Association of Realtors notes:
“Eighteen percent of sellers’ agents said home staging increased the dollar value of a residence between 6% and 10%.”
Bottom Line
To make the most of today’s sellers’ market, avoid the temptation to skip over the essential preparation steps. Let’s connect today to discuss all the ways you can maximize your home sale.
Watch our Facebook Live Show every Wednesday at 12p.m. est. Elite Realty Group 423-307-8566 Licensed in TN Equal Housing Opportunity
*article by Walter DiLoreto on ActiveRain
 

The Elkins Home Selling Team with Elite Realty Group provides services with Morristown TN Real Estate For Sale and Morristown TN Homes For Sale to home buyers and home sellers in Morristown TennesseeWhitesburgTalbottRussellvilleSeviervilleBean StationDandridgePigeon Forge and surrounding communities.

We specialize in working with Home Sellers in getting their homes listed and sold. We utilize the latest and most up to date marketing materials in assuring the job gets done quickly and with the least amount of hassle. Our homes are listed on over 32 different Real Estate web sites including realtor.com, yahoo.com, trulia.com and many others. Each office independently owned and operated.

Elite Realty Group is a full service real estate company serving Morristown TN Real Estate For SaleJefferson City TN Real Estate For SaleTalbott TN Real Estate For SaleRussellville TN Real Estate For SaleGrainger Co TN Real Estate For SaleDandridge TN Homes For SaleCherokee Lake TN Homes For Sale and Douglas Lake TN Homes For Sale.

 

 

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Comments (3)

Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center 262-567-2455 - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Great information.  Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful day!

Oct 06, 2021 05:08 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®  thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day!

Oct 07, 2021 04:29 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Norma. Great tips for all parts of the country and beyond for those thinking of selling. Where are the boys with their videos? Miss them. Enjoy your day.

Oct 06, 2021 05:12 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Wayne Martin they are still on Facebook every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, I just haven't shared them on here in a while.  Have a fabulous day!

Oct 07, 2021 04:30 AM
Bill Salvatore - YVP Blog
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - Valley of the Sun / golfArizona@cox.net

Norma 4 great tips for sure. We made it to hump day, thanks again for the post, make it a productive week.  Bill Salvatore

Oct 06, 2021 06:14 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Bill Salvatore - YVP Blog thanks for stopping by and have a fabulous Thursday! 

Oct 07, 2021 04:31 AM