Before you put your home on the market, make sure your house is in top selling condition. This will help you get the most potential buyers and generate the most interest in your property.
First impressions are everything: Make sure your home gives off the best possible first impression both in the interior and exterior of the house. Potential buyers drive through a neighborhood and before they even enter the home; they judge the house by its curb appeal. How well the home is maintained on the outside provides a pretty accurate evaluation for the maintenance of the inside of the home.
Make sure your yard is is well maintained: Ensure there are some plants and flowers growing. If you have a pool, make sure it is clean of algae and dirt. Attend to all maintenance issues that are necessary, especially anything that can be visible on the outside of the home; water damage, termite damage, and dead grass, etc. Maybe a fresh paint job is necessary to give your home a full up-lift. What color paint will make the exterior of your home look the largest, most appealing and inviting? Make sure you choose a color scheme that is up-to-date for the exterior of your house and that it is a color that blends well with the rest of your neighborhood.
Find an agent who to get quality photos taken: In this day and age, most people are utilizing the internet for their home search. Potential homebuyers will be judging your home based on the photos; in this case I would recommend hiring an agent who uses a professional photographer, one who utilizes the right lighting and angles. Good quality photos on the Internet can make a difference on whether your house attracts buyers and makes them want to schedule a viewing.
Price the property correctly for the current market. How much are other comparable homes in your neighborhood selling for? Make sure you are working with an agent who can provide you the most exposure for your property and who has the most resources to help to sell and price your home for the best market value. These tips will greatly help you attain top-notch “curb appeal” and generate the most potential buyers. With these few minor improvements your home will sell more quickly and sell at a higher price.