Tips for a Quick Home Sale

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You’ve been looking for the right time to sell your home. Maybe you think prices are going to go up, or you’re just weary of the responsibility and upkeep. But now it seems that everyone has the same idea. Home sales have plummeted in past months, as potential buyers wait for their ideal home at a price they’re happy with. Go here to read more.

Why the rush?

If you have to sell your house now, there’s a bit of pressure. But if you don’t feel forced, sales will go much more smoothly. Think about how fast you need to accomplish each step in your home sale process. This will help keep you on track and make sure that nothing important is overlooked.

Start early

Have all of the necessary paperwork and documentation ready before you begin your sale. An appraisal, for example, can take several weeks to complete.

Ditch the extras

Make sure you aren’t spending money on items that won’t add value to your house. If you have appliances in your kitchen, for instance, keep them. Adding new appliances won’t add value to your house, but they will cost you money and time.

Keep it tidy

Even if you don’t live in your house anymore, you don’t want to trash it. You may want to consider taking some items to charity, or just label them and move them out of sight. Getting rid of clutter will only help create a cozy space for potential buyers.

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Show off the features

The best way to sell your home is to make potential buyers see themselves living there. Open up the curtains, light a candle or two, and play some relaxing music. A few house plants can also add to a cozy atmosphere.

Don’t neglect the outside

Greet potential buyers at your door with a warm smile and a firm handshake. Show your house off from room to room and make sure that the yard looks well-kept. Even putting on some fresh paint will do wonders for your curb appeal.

Make sure you’re ready

Have everything in place. There’s nothing worse than showing up to a sale without having signed a lease or inspected the house. Secure all of your paperwork, whether it is in your file cabinet or on your computer.

Give yourself some time

Make sure you have plenty of time to show the house and get buyers interested. You don’t want to alarm sellers by saying, “I’m ready now! I can sign the leases tomorrow.