Wednesday, July 27, 2016 / by Greater Calgary Group
6 Practical Tips for First Time Home Sellers
For first time home-sellers, obviously you will be facing challenges as to how to market or sell your house properly and timely. In my previous article, I have posted similar tips for selling home.
This article will also share practical tips intended for first-time home sellers. To avoid stress and trouble in selling your home, kindly go through the following tips to ensure a smooth selling of your house.
1. Approach a Real Estate Professional
As a first time home seller, I would highly recommend to seek expertise from Real Estate Professionals or Quality Agents. Do a research and seek referrals from your friends or neighbors. Having a Real Estate Professional can save your time, money, and effort.
2. Clear any clutter and Remove extras
Make sure that your house is clean. Clear any clutter and Remove extras. Remember, as much as you loved your house and the sentimental memories, it’s a NO-NO to personalize your house when you’re going to sell it. A buyer has to visualize himself/herself when they are about to tour your house.
3. Prepare for negotiations
Set expectations for yourself as for the price and when making deals with the prospective buyers. Prepare to lose some and make negotiations in order to close the sale. You may handle the closing cost or pay extras.
4. Apply Effective Marketing
With the help of Real Estate Professional, they can guide you as to what’s working now for marketing homes fast. Nowadays, most buyers use the internet, be sure to carefully plan your online marketing strategy by using Virtual Tours, Social Media for exposure to prospective buyers and reach wider market. Paid advertising nowadays delivers efficient sales conversion.
5. Set a Reasonable Price
As the saying goes, “Price is Right”. Do a research as to the current value of your house by checking the statistics of your area for Real Estate. Best thing to do would be seek professional help from Realtors for Broker’s Price Opinion (BPO).
6. Make it Accessible to Buyers
Carefully organized the schedule of trips and open house. Ensure that you can cater to a wide variety of prospective buyers, you’ll have to adjust to their available time as well. Set a plan for viewings in the day and night.
As final thoughts, I would recommend that you don’t rush things especially if you’re a first time home sellers. Study the market and create a strategic approach that will work.
Hope you have find this post helpful, you may also check for other helpful articles online about advice and practical tips for first time home sellers.
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