5 Steps to Selling Your Home in 2019
For many people, selling their home is a stressful burden – but it doesn’t have to be! Here is a quick, easy guide to help you sell your home in 2019.
Step 1: Decide Who Will Represent You
Choosing a trustworthy listing agent and brokerage to represent your home is the crucial first step in the selling process. The right agent will understand your goal and efficiently work toward helping you achieve that goal. Experience, expertise and reputation are all important qualities to consider when making your decision.
Step 2: Find Out Your Home’s Worth
Pricing your home accurately for the market you’re in will help you get the best deal and sell quicker by avoiding over/underpricing. Your listing agent can pull the Comparative Market Analysis report to help with this.
Step 3: Make Sure Your Home’s Ready for Sale
Great first impressions are everything. Since you will begin showing and marketing your home soon, you’ll need to make sure it’s tidied up and good as new. It will help to have your home cleaned up for optimal videos, photos, and virtual tours. The more repairs and renovations you make, the more your home will be worth! If it is vacant, it may help to have it professionally staged.
Step 4: Start the Marketing
Good news! In today’s world, there are many ways to market your home. First, you’ll need a dazzling description that will entice potential buyers to come to open house or request a showing. Next, you’ll need to get professional photos. Right now, it’s popular to get drone photography done and videos as well. The more the better! After you and your agent write your description and get your photos, your agent will help you post online, share as much as possible on social media, and create flyers.
Step 5: Show your Home
Open house, open house, open house! This is the easiest and fastest way to get the word out that your home is for sale. In addition to consistent online and mail marketing, showing your home openly to neighbors and potential buyers for just a few hours a week allows for maximum exposure.
Keeping these tips handy when you decide it’s time to sell your home will give you an edge and jumpstart you into the process… Your trusty agent will help you with the rest!