7 Important Ideas for Helping Your House Sell Quickly

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Mortgage and Lending with Olympus Labs

Selling a home can be a lot work. These are some of the reasons why homeowners want to sell homes as quickly as possible. These simple tips will help you get your home sold fast.

1- Paint It

One of the first things you can do is paint your entire home. Painting has a lot of advantages. It's fast and easy. A color like white can help the interior spaces look fresh and new. That will help buyers realize this is the place they want to purchase.

2- Good Landscaping

Curb appeal is one term all homeowners should know well. People want to pleased when they see the home from the very first. A home that has a lot of curb appeal to it is one that will bring in the offers. Pay close attention to all those little details like the entryway. Trim the front bushes. Add landscaping in pleasing shades that will bloom when you're showing the house. Good landscaping is a must for all home sellers.

3- Help From An Agent

The process of selling your most valuable possession requires a lot of skills. You want to have someone on your side who can help. A good real estate agency can help. They can speak on your behalf with buyers and other professionals.

4- Pricing it Right

The right price is one of the single most important things you can do to get it all in place and ready. Price is the first thing that people look for when picking out a home. A home that is priced too high is one that may not get immediate attention. The right price can lead to quick offers from the second you put it on the market.

5- Keep it Light

Light and air are two things that people love in a home. A home that is filled with natural light has instant appeal. People will be struck by how much space the home has when they walk inside. It's a good idea to remove as many items as you can before you begin to show it. Get rid of that clutter in every room in your home and watch the offers from your buyers flow in.

6- Know the Area

Another thing you'll want to do is get a feel for the area. Even if you've lived in this area for a long time, you might not know what the housing market is like. Look up local house listings in your area. Attend a few open houses on weekends. See what houses look like from the basement to the attic. Examine amenities that appeal immediately. That will give you a sense of what buyers want most and why.

7- Your Intended Goals

Think about what you want before you are selling your home. You have reasons. Maybe you want to retire and you need to get that done as soon as possible. Perhaps you aren't happy with your current school district. It is a good idea to spend time thinking about what you hope to accomplish when you sell it. This way, you can price the house in a way that will let you get access to the funds you want for your next housing project. Knowing what you want from the house selling process will help you get it done as soon as possible.

Comments (2)

Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

This is a good list but #6 is more on the agent than the seller, helpful for all to know,m but the REALTOR you hire must have local knowledge - even more than the homeowners. Great tips though, well done.

Oct 12, 2021 06:43 PM
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center 262-567-2455 - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Great information.  Thanks for sharing and happy Sunday to you!

Oct 17, 2021 07:36 AM