House Tips: How To Sell Your Property Quickly

| January 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

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Mark Moz

If you are in the process of buying a new home, you will need to sell your old home first. Not too many buyers can afford to purchase another property without selling up as houses do not come cheap. But, there is a glitch. As luck would have it, obtaining a quick sale on your home is not easy, which is not good. Most buyers take their time before making a bid, and that lengthens the process considerably. However, there are one or two tricks you can use to try and entice a buyer into making a quick bid.

Get It On The Market Fast

It might sound obvious, but lots of homeowners take their time putting the property on the market. What you need to remember is the longer you take getting it up for rent or sale, the longer it will take to finalize. Pop down to your local realtor and ask them to put your home on the market as soon as possible.

Make A Good First Impression

In the industry, making a good impression is also called ‘curb appeal.’ In basic terms, the exterior of your home is what prospective buyers see first when they arrive at the front door. As a result, the exterior of your home is what they will judge when they make their first impression. Obviously, you want that impression to be positive so that they will fall in love with the house. So, you need to spruce up the outside of the property. Start by giving the brickwork an extra lick of paint, then move onto the garden and mow the lawn. Finally, clear up any rubbish or clutter that is lying around outside.

Upgrade When Possible

Upgrades are expensive, which is one reason homeowners tend to avoid them wherever possible. Still, the money they cost is money you will make then you sell. For example, a conservatory of a loft conversion is two valuable commodities. The more value you can add to your home, the quicker you will receive an offer. In fact, the right upgrade will see you get a cash offer today.

Depersonalize

What makes your home special to you will not always correlate with other buyers. In all honesty, it might put them off because they cannot see how they are going to stamp their authority on the house. The key is to find the perfect balance between a homely space and a blank one. To achieve the best result, only furnish the property with essentials like sofas, an oven, and a shower. When people browse, they should see a nice property that they can easily transform.

Price It Realistically

For obvious reasons, the price needs to be realistic and competitive. If there are properties in the area that are similar, you cannot overprice your home. Otherwise, buyers will go with the cheaper option instead. Never sell your home short, but do have a price in mind that you would let the house go to speed up the process.

If you don’t want to hang around, make sure you take the above into consideration.

Category: Home Loan

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