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Four Tips for Selling Your House

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Vexillum Realty - Eagan, St. Paul, Minneapolis and suburbs 40370058

Four Tips for Selling Your House

  

Selling a house can be a daunting task, but it can be made easier by taking some simple steps to ensure that your home is attractive to buyers. In this article, we will discuss four important tips to keep in mind when selling your home: always give buyers access, try not to limit the days and times when a buyer can see your house; first impressions matter, curb appeal is important because it's the first thing a buyer will notice; make your home look as good as possible inside, for a house to sell it must look inviting; price it right, work with an agent to price your house competitively for today's market.

Always give buyers access, try not to limit the days and times when a buyer can see your house. When selling your house, it's important to be as flexible as possible with potential buyers. Many buyers work during the week and can only see homes on weekends or in the evenings. If you limit the days and times when a buyer can see your house, you may miss out on a potential sale. According to a recent article in Forbes, "sellers should make their homes available for showings as often as possible, even if it's inconvenient for them" (Forbes, 2022).

First impressions matter, curb appeal is important because it's the first thing a buyer will notice. The first thing that a potential buyer will see when they arrive at your home is the exterior. A well-maintained lawn, a clean and clutter-free porch, and a freshly painted front door can make a huge difference. According to an article in HGTV, "Curb appeal is crucial because it sets the stage for the rest of the house" (HGTV, 2022).

For a house to sell it must look inviting, make your home look as good as possible inside. Once a buyer enters your home, they should feel welcomed and comfortable. You can achieve this by decluttering your home, adding fresh flowers, and removing any personal items. According to an article in The Balance, "a well-staged home will attract more buyers, sell more quickly, and fetch a higher price" (The Balance, 2022).

Price it right, work with an agent to price your house competitively for today's market. Pricing your home correctly is crucial to a successful sale. A real estate agent can help you determine the market value of your home and set an appropriate asking price. According to an article in Money Crashers, "pricing your home too high will scare off potential buyers, while pricing it too low will cost you money" (Money Crashers, 2022).

Selling a house can be a stress-free experience. By following these four tips, you can increase your chances of a successful sale. Remember to always give buyers access, try not to limit the days and times when a buyer can see your house; first impressions matter, curb appeal is important because it's the first thing a buyer will notice; make your home look as good as possible inside, for a house to sell it must look inviting; price it right, work with an agent to price your house competitively for today's market. If you're looking to sell your home this spring, let's connect so that I can guide you through the home selling and buying process. 

References:

Forbes. (2022, February 15). 6 common home-selling mistakes to avoid. Retrieved from https://www.forbes.com/advisor/mortgages/home-selling-mistakes-to-avoid/

HGTV. (2022). Curb Appeal. Retrieved from https://www.hgtv.com/design/outdoor-design/landscaping-and-hardscaping/10-curb-appeal-tips-from-the-pros-pictures

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Mark R. Westpfahl 651.208.9848  
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Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI
HomeSmart Real Estate - Scottsdale, AZ
Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell

These are spot on tips Mark and you sound like the Realtor to call in Eagan! Jeff

Apr 29, 2023 05:29 PM
John Pusa
Glendale, CA

Hello Mark R. Westpfahl REALTOR Broker these are very good list of tips for selling a house.

Apr 29, 2023 08:30 PM
Charles Ross - eXp Realty LLC
eXp Realty LLC Salina Group - Salina, KS
Love To Help People

Excellent information. Thank you for sharing. Have a wonderful day and a blessed weekend.

Apr 30, 2023 02:35 AM