So, you’re ready to sell your home but don’t know where to start. There are several factors that go into getting your home sold and frankly it can be a bit overwhelming, but no worries, this blog post will help with that. Below is an outline of some of the key factors that go into getting your home sold and a 10 step guide that you can use to help you get started.
Timing your sale
The old real estate adage says it’s all about “location, location, location,” but timing also plays a big role in selling your home fast and for the most money. You want to time your listing so you can sell your home quickly, but you may also need more details about how long it takes or when to start shopping for a new home if you need the equity from your current home to buy. Check out the guide below to decide when to start your home-selling process and how to time every step correctly. Remember the guide is a general overview make sure that you know your market well so that your home hits the market at the optimal time, knowing your audience plays a role here too. Heres an example of how audience and timing make a difference, if your target audience is families with school aged children, you’ll want to hit the market late spring early summer so that your potential buyer can make a purchase offer and close on the home before the kids have to be back in school as this is important to your target audience.
Preparing to sell
Selling your home isn’t as easy as putting up a for-sale sign and waiting for the offers to roll in. In fact, a lot of prep work goes into getting a house on the market. Read the guide for a few things you need to know about how to get your house ready to sell, even while juggling factors like tenants, kids, pets, relocation and stress. Whether you’re working with an agent or selling your house by owner, these pointers should inform your approach.
Pricing your home
Choosing the right listing price is another way to sell your house quickly. Often pricing your home at the top of the market can be a mistake. Many of your questions from how to price your home to sell to when to reduce your asking price, are in the guide but it’s just a start if you have questions reach out for a Free home sellers consultation I will break down all the dollars and cents about home pricing.
Your home is never going to be the only one for sale. So how do you get buyers to take notice, especially in a competitive market? From staging and photography to listing descriptions and marketing, there are many steps to selling your home. Read the guide so that you can learn how to encourage the biggest pool of potential buyers.
Offers, closing & moving
Once your house is on the market, there’s a whole new list of questions you’ll want answered. Why do pending sales fall through? What is an iBuyer? How can I sell my house for cash? What is the real estate closing process, and how much are closing costs for sellers? How do I pack for a move? the answers to many of the se questions are in the guide.
What you just read is a bit of the things that you’ll need to consider when preparing to sell your home. The guide in the link below comes from realtor.com it can also be found on houselogic.com this article and the attached 10 STEP GUIDE TO SELL YOUR HOME guide is a great start but you’ll need a local expert to help you not just to list the property but to manage all of the moving pieces and to help you get the most money for your property in the shortest amount of time.
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