Ten Tips for Selling a Home

You’ve given your house some good years and invested a good amount of time and energy into making it your home, but it’s time to enter the next chapter in your life, which means it’s finally time to sell. While selling your home can be a long process, it’s not impossible. Following these tips can ensure you sell your home the right way. 

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Find a Great Real Estate Agent.

Buying or selling any home all comes down to the knowledge and expertise of a good real estate agent. An agent who’s familiar with the market can advise you on setting a price and knows the fine art of the deal when it comes to potential buyers. They’ll help you get your home ready for selling. 

Make Necessary Repairs 

Before selling your home, there might be some lingering repairs that need to be taken care of. It’s important that these are done. Your agent might advise you on which ones will impact the asking price, and homes that need extensive repairs usually don’t sell as well as those that have been maintained over time. 

Declutter your Interior and Get Organized

Over the years, you’ve added your own unique style and aesthetic to the interior of your home. As a result, you may have accumulated a significant amount of clutter. What’s agreeable to you might not be agreeable to a potential buyer. Organize the living spaces and declutter as much as possible. Less is always more.

Paint as Needed

Once you’ve decluttered and organized the interior of your home, you might want to consider a fresh coat of paint. When it comes to selling a house, presentation is everything. Fresh paint can reduce the appearance of wear and tear and make any home more appealing. 

Hire a Cleaning Service 

You might have been excellent at maintaining the cleanliness of your home during the time you’ve owned it. However, dirt and dust have a tendency to accumulate among the various nooks and crannies. A professional cleaning service can come in and give it a makeover to appeal to potential buyers. 

Make your Kitchen Appealing

One of the most commonly used areas in any home is the kitchen. Cleanliness is important in food preparation, and buyers who see a clean and immaculate kitchen that’s appealing to the senses can help your agent close the deal. 

Landscaping & Curb Appeal 

While focusing on the interior of your home is always important, a well-manicured lawn and appealing exterior can make all the difference when it comes to selling your home. Curb appeal can increase property value and ensure that you sell your home for an agreeable price. 

Use an Agent That Utilizes the Proper Marketing Techniques 

Real estate is much more than classified ads. Marketing has advanced in many ways over the past few decades, and with the popularization of social media, the game has changed significantly. An agent who knows how to utilize proper marketing techniques can sell your home much quicker and attract the right buyers. 

Get the Best Photos 

An excellent photo is worth 1,000 words. Two of the most favorable to a potential buyer are “for sale.” Presentation is important in any sale. The best impression on a potential buyer is the most important one. Getting excellent photographs taken of the exterior and interior of your home is the first step to attracting the right buyer. 

Video Walkthrough

During the pandemic, many people got used to zoom calls and social distancing. While the world has since returned to a relative state of normalcy, this technology can still be utilized for selling your home. A video walkthrough allows people to take guided tours from the comfort of their own homes. This provides increased visibility and can attract more potential buyers. 

The Best Realtors are in Panama City

The Fadden-McKelvie Group prides itself on being the best and most experienced realtors in Panama City Beach and Chipley. Whether you’re in the market for buying or selling, we have the best staff to help you reach that next milestone in your life. Visit us at thefaddenmckelviegroup.com for more information.


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