How to Get the Best Price for Your Home
Selling a house can be quite a daunting task, especially if you don't have the experience or knowledge to get the maximum value out of your property. Here's a quick guide on how you can get the best price while selling your house.
Research on existing market value
It's very important that sellers do their homework and conduct in-depth research on the existing market value of houses that are similar to yours. The easiest way to do that is a simple online search to find home prices for homes in the same community with similar size, type, and floor area. This will give you a clear picture of the price that you can expect out of the transaction.
If the price tag of a property is right and attractive, it is bound to draw buyers. Therefore, you must see to it that the house you want to sell is nether underpriced, nor overpriced. Underpricing leads to low returns and overpricing might lead to turning off potential buyers, both of which are uncalled for. But, if you're in a hurry to sell, pricing slightly lower than market value works wonder.
Ensure good condition
The first impression being of utmost importance, it is necessary for a house to be in excellent condition while you're looking for potential buyers. A fresh coat of paint and a good cleaning adds a lot of value to it. You should also fix all damages in the house, however small.
Choose the right real estate broker
The entire process of selling a house can be quite tedious since you have to invest a lot of time and energy while showing the property to every interested party. The best way to avoid the daunting task is to get in touch with a reliable and reputable real estate broker, which will not only help you negotiate with buyers and get the best price for you, but also help you necessary paperwork in order.
Advertising your house will help attract potential buyers and increase chances of it getting sold off at a very good rate. Since most buyers research homes online, the best way to advertise is through sites like Zillow or Trulia, where details of the house, as well as the amenities it offers, are highlighted. Be sure to take and upload good photos of the house and refrain from providing any inaccurate information related to the house.
This article was written by Sophie McKinley, a content marketing specialist at Luxhabitat.