To Get Top Dollar In Any Market
best chance for selling your property is within
the first seven weeks. Studies show that the longer
a property stays on the market, the less the seller
will net. Below are 5 main factors to accomplishing
is very important to price your property at a competitive
market value right when you list it. The market
is so competitive that even over-pricing by a few
thousand dollars could mean that your house will
not sell. It's interesting, but your first offer
is usually your best offer. Here are reasons for
pricing your property at the market value right
from the start in order to net you the most amount
of money in the shortest amount of time. An overpriced
· Lowers showings
· Lowers agent response
· Limits financing
· Limits qualified buyers
· Nets less for theq seller
of the marketing is done when we decide on what
price to list your home. If you are unwilling to
list at current market value, you would be better
off not putting it on the market at this time.
people are turned off by even the smallest amount
of uncleanness or odour when buying a home. Sellers
lose thousands of dollars because they do not adequately
If your house is squeaky clean, you will be able
to sell your home faster and net hundreds, if not
thousands of dollars more. If you are planning on
moving, why not get rid of that old junk now so
that your house will appear larger? Make more space.
Odours must be eliminated especially if you have
dogs, cats, or young children in diapers or if you
are a smoker. You may not notice the smell, but
the buyers do! Most agents have a difficult time
communicating to their sellers about odour. If you
employ an agent to get the most amount of money
for you, please don't take offence if he must confront
you about odour problems.
selling agents will not show your home if both the
Key and access are not readily available. They do
not have time to run around town all day picking
up and dropping off keys. They want to sell homes!
The greatest way to show a house is to have a key!
When your home is being shown, please do the following:
Keep all lights on
· Keep all drapes and shutters open
· Keep all doors unlocked
· Leave soft music playing
· Take a short walk with yourq children and pets
· Let the buyer be at ease and let the agents do
· Paint & Carpet Factor
is your best improvement investment for getting
a greater return on your money.
Paint makes the whole house smell clean and neat.
If your house has chipped paint, exposed wood, or
the paint looks faded, it is time to paint. If your
carpet is worn, dirty, outdated, or an unusual color,
you may need to seriously consider replacing it.
Many houses do not sell because of this problem.
Don't think that buyers have more money than you
have to replace carpet. They don't. They simply
· Front Yard Fact
front yard immediately reflects the inside condition
of your house to the buyer. People enjoy their yards.
Make certain that the trees are trimmed so the house
can be seen from the street. Have the grass mowed,
trimmed and edged. Walkways should be swept. Clean
away debris. Remove parked cars. This all adds to
curb appeal. If a buyer doesn't like the outside,
they may not stop to see the inside.
(zdravko) Dimov, RRS
RE/MAX Ultimate Realty Inc.
Estate Made Real E-Zee for You!
is not intended to solicit clients or properties
currently under contract