Can you guess the BIGGEST mistake homeowners make when selling?... It's 𝑅𝑢𝑠ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔 your home to the market 𝐵𝐸𝐹𝑂𝑅𝐸 it’s ready.
As realtors we urge you to consider this: rushing your home to the market wont help it sell faster, it actually increases the length of time your home may sit on the market! READ THAT AGAIN!
BUT WHY, you ask?! When the important things arent taken care of, such as any water issues, etc. buyers see that as more work on their end and move on to the next listing. Instead, let's give buyers every reason to want your home! We asked our team leader Kerry how shes feels when someone rushes their home to market. She said, " Even in a sellers market, it's important to showcase your home at its best to help ensure you net the most amount of money at close. It should look good and smell good!"
Here are a few tips from Kerry, of things you can do to get your house ready to sell- the right way:
have one of our agents walk through your home and make suggestions we feel will help your home look its best
improve your curve appeal
start selling & donating furniture, clothes, etc that you don’t plan to move to the next home.
pack up out of season clothing, knick knacks and rarely used items. ʟᴇss ɪs ᴍᴏʀᴇ.
deep clean your home, including your carpets!
watch our Youtube video for additonal ideas
If you are even considering selling within the next few years, we encourage you to start preparing now. You’ll sell 𝗙𝗔𝗦𝗧𝗘𝗥, net 𝗠𝗢𝗥𝗘, and make the process so much less stressful on yourself. Have questions or want more guidance? That's what we're here for- just reach out!