Marketing and sales are all about presentation and making the first impression. Psychologically, it takes a few seconds or minutes for someone to make an opinion about something they experience for the first time. Therefore, these things may seem trivial but appearance pays a lot in real estate.
It is not easy to sell a house in a limited time and getting the wad of cash that it deserves. With the right tactics and plan, you can sell your home at a decent and respectable amount. This article contains the top 5 secrets that will help you in selling your home.
Secret- Price it right
Pricing the house at exaggerating amount is not going to help. People do that because they think that buyers will try to negotiate. Negotiation works when there is something to start. Do not scare your buyer away by pricing the house twice or thrice its value. Pricing it more than 10-20% of its actual price is will be fine.
Secret- Stacked closets
A potential buyer needing a home would like to know how spacious the closets are and how do they look like from the inside. Therefore, make sure that your closets are half-filled and things kept in them are neatly stacked to give an idea of ample space. Overstuffed and closets give a negative vibe.
Secret- Maximise the lighting
The house must have enough of the natural and natural-looking artificial light. The human mind is designed to respond positively in a well-lit and airy environment. Start with cleaning up your lampshades, changing the bright light with natural light-emitting LEDs, wash your curtains and open the windows, if possible.
Secret- Hiring the broker
Everyone nowadays lists up their house in the real estate agent or broker’s book. It is important to attract serious and suitable buyers for eventually having a successful deal. The broker must be well informed about the property and all the benefits that it possesses. You may even list your house on a website if you believe that you can do better than the broker in convincing the buyer about how great your property is and how it is better than any other building in the market.
The outside of the house should not necessarily look impeccable and perfect, but it must not look shabby or dirty. You may paint the house if that is in your budget. Make sure to fix the loose handles, doorknobs, ceiling fans, wall art, and bolts before showing it to anyone. Make your curb look welcoming. It is important to remove personal things from here and there. It helps the buyer to connect with it.