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Wanting to know how to sell my house home property? Selling can pose as many problems as it can for buying. They say it's currently a buyer's market, the pressure is therefore on the seller, to ensure that their home stands out from the crowd.
We are going to look at a few key areas here, and give further information on how to achieve these goals through the site:
So where to start? First thing, I've always done is to leave the house, if I can for a weekend. When I return, look at the house with a critical eye, get yourself a clipboard, paper and pencil, you will find it most useful.
Note down what is visually unappealing, this will form the start of your "Sell my house home property checklist".
The quest for the best curb appeal is a tough one. So with your clipboard at the ready, take a look at the following areas:
Hopefully you can see from just looking at the front of your property, you may well have quite a bit of work to do. What about the inside? We'll look at that in later pages, for now though, with initial items on your "Sell my house home property checklist" complete, you should be winning the curb appeal challenge.
Wanting to really stand out from the crowd, then look at spending what will be a small % of your asking price addressing some of the following:
Remember as the seller, you need to present your home in such a way that the buyer can easily visualize themselves living there.
If this isn't how you normally live, it will probably feel very strange - this is where you need the will power to continue, and not revert. It will be the difference between a positive answer to your question "sell my house home property" and a negative one.
Now you have your curb appeal at it's very tip top best, it's time to turn your attentions to the inside of your home. Get that clipboard and pencil out again...
De-cluttering your home to make it easier to sell my house home property, may sound obvious, and you may well put a few token gesture items away. It's not enough. You need to do a deep down de-clutter! Here are a few things to think about:
Struggling with what is clutter? Check out our How To De-Clutter guides...
With all the clutter out of your home, it's now time to take stock of what remains. You now need to get the place spotlessly clean. I am not inferring that you live in a dirty house, but it's the one time that you need to do all the cleaning checklists that we hold! For easy reference, here you go:
Is it all glimmering and bright? Yay! If however you've found some areas that could really benefit from re-decorating, choose neutral colours. We'll talk more about that though in staging your home...
I always view this as the fun stuff, but then I like trying new things! For yourself though this might be your worst nightmare. Firstly you need to look at your colour scheme through your house, it is proven that homes in neutral colours will sell quicker than those that have been more personalised.
With your clipboard in hand, look at your home and how you use it, here are a few high-level tips for staging your home:
You are now all set! Time to get those buyers in... I wonder if a second buyer will walk through the door, before you have a sale offer?