Looking to sell your house and move into your new home as soon as possible? Here are a few tricks and tips to getting your home off your hands quickly and easily.
Fix Up Your Curb Appeal
First impressions are everything when it comes to selling/buying a home, Tidy up your plants, flowerbeds and grass. Give the house a new set of numbers and a fresh coat of paint, to present the “New Home” appeal.
Indoor Appeal is Just as Important
Paint the walls neutral colors so buyers can imagine their own personal touches. Add greenery to the home to make it feel more airy. Consider investing in professional cleaners, to ensure that everything will be spotless when potential buyers come knocking.
Declutter and decorate the spaces to accent the different and best aspects about the house. Clutter can make the home feel smaller and claustrophobic. When a house is staged and depersonalized, it is easier for buyers to envision their own living space, rather than yours.
Consider getting professional photographs taken of the house; professionals know how to accent the best features of the home.
The Price is Right!
Make sure that you and your realtor decide on an attractive, yet reasonable price. Most of the time, potential buyers will not even consider the house if it is priced too high.
The biggest advice that you could receive before starting your hunt would be to make sure you know these three things:
If you are moving with a family, choosing an area with good schools is critical. Thankfully, there are many resources out there that will locate the best schools in an area. These sites will help you research all about a school’s ratings, test scores, reviews, and student populations, to guarantee you’ll find a perfect fit for your kids.
Scoping out the best neighborhood does not always mean just researching schools. It is important to find an area that will be safe. Make sure to check out crime rates in the cities that interest you before making the big move.
Lifestyle is a major key in finding the perfect home and community. Study up on the parks, community centers and events in the different neighborhoods, and if things are bikeable/walkable from your location.
After finding the perfect neighborhood, it is much easier to narrow down which houses you should invest your time looking into.
From here, that’s when it is time to consider the different attributes of a home that are a MUST. It is important to discuss and know things like:
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