Selling your home can be a very tall order for you. In fact, it is even more difficult if you have never sold a house before. We are living in times when you cannot just list the property on to the market and sit down waiting for a miracle to happen. Get out and make some calculated plunge and you will rest assured of selling the property and at the best possible rate. Below are some few tactics that if well employed will enable you get the best as a seller.
The first thing you really need to do is to understand the market. The structure of the market around you should be known by any serious seller before they put their property on the market. It is also imperative that you know what your competitors do and what your competition will be like. This will enable you to know the worth of your property hence you will n either over quote it and lose potential customers or under quote it and lose cash from that.
Price quotation is yet another vital thing to do. This very much relies on the first point. There are times when the market is moving very fast and even if you do not quote your house at the time of advertisement, you will still get potential customers paying you a visit. However, when the market is moving very slowly, you have to quote your price. The price also needs to be as low as possible lest you send all the potential buyers from you. You also need to understand that there are some few brokers who will want to buy as many houses as possible during slow market thereby manipulating some urgent sellers. If possible, deal with home buyers directly.
Get the right agent for your job and you won’t regret later on. During slow moving periods of the market, you need none other than a first class agent for the job. Get that lending agent who outsells all the other agents for your home so that they help you with advice in pricing and the rest.
Keeping it spick and spanning will also attract more fee and more potential customers. That loose railing system, the leaky faucet, that Brocken window pane or the chipped door need to be fixed. The first impression of the house is very important in either value addition or lowering the price of the house. You therefore need to repaint it if and when necessary, scour the house’s countertops, make the garden look fresh, and give the potential buyers something worth visualizing by cleaning up the litter.
Showcasing the best parts of the house is the best way to go. In case you do have a fireplace in the house, make it crackling when the potential buyers come in for viewing. In case your kitchen is a modular one, bake a pie and use it to spread the sweet aroma all over the house. Lighting is crucial in the case when you have modern bulbs on the ceiling of the house and hang speakers to play cool music within the room.