14 Things Every House Seller Should Know

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Here are 14 things home sellers do not know, but should know…

  1. The first impression is everything. will make a decision about whether or not they want to buy your home within the first 90 seconds of seeing it.
  2. Declutter and depersonalize your home. Buyers should be able to imagine themselves living in your home, so get rid of any clutter or personal belongings that will make it difficult for them to do that.
  3. Stage your home. Staging your home can make it look its best and help it sell faster. This can be as simple as decluttering and depersonalized your home, or as involved as hiring a professional stager to bring in furniture and accessories to make your home look like a model home.
  4. Price your home correctly. Pricing your home too high will scare away buyers, while pricing it too low will leave money on the table. Do your research to find out what similar homes in your area have sold for recently.
  5. Make sure your home is in good condition. Buyers will be looking for any signs of damage or disrepair, so make sure your home is in good condition before you put it on the market. This includes fixing any cracks in the walls, repairing any leaks, and painting any scuffed up walls.
  6. Get your home ready for showings. Buyers will want to see your home at its best, so make sure it is clean and tidy before each showing. This includes vacuuming, dusting, and making the beds.
  7. Be prepared to negotiate. Buyers will likely try to negotiate the price of your home, so be prepared to negotiate. Don't be afraid to walk away from a deal if you're not happy with the price.
  8. Hire a . A good real estate agent can help you sell your home faster and for a higher price. They will know the market, be able to negotiate on your behalf, and take care of all the paperwork.
  9. Don't be afraid to ask for help. If you're not sure what to do, don't be afraid to ask for help from a real estate agent, a friend, or a family member.
  10. Get your home pre-inspected. This will help you identify any potential problems with your home before you put it on the market. Buyers will be less likely to make an offer if they find out there are major problems with your home.
  11. Hire a professional photographer. A good photographer can make your home look its best and help it sell faster. They will know how to stage your home and take photos that will appeal to buyers.
  12. Get involved in your community. Attend local events and meet your neighbors. This will help you build relationships with people in your community, and it may even lead to a buyer.
  13. Be patient. It may take some time to sell your home, so don't get discouraged if you don't get an offer right away. Be patient and keep your home on the market.
  14. Don't give up. Selling your home can be a challenge, but it's important to stay positive and don't give up. With a little effort, you'll be able to sell your home and move on to the next chapter in your life.