Once you decide to move to a new home, you would want nothing more than to sell the old one. And if you listed your house for sale, you would no doubt want to sell it fast and at the highest price possible. However, the process can be tedious as there will be several buyers inspecting your property. Moreover, there can be multiple reasons for the delay in the sale, like adverse market conditions, low appraisal of your house, or simply finding the right buyer.
Whatever may be the reason for the delay in the sale of your house, here are some tips to help you speed up the process.
Find the right real estate agent
The first thing you need to do is find an excellent real estate agent who has the contacts to sell your home. Choose an agent who has an exceptional track record in selling homes in your locality. Enquire about the entire process your agent would follow to help you sell your home.
Enhance your curb appeal
The first thing any potential buyer would look at when they enter your home is the curb appeal. Your house should look attractive from the outside. If your home’s curb appeal isn’t attractive enough, the buyers will quickly lose interest or won’t be willing to pay the price you ask for.
To make sure your home looks beautiful, you can do the following:
- Make sure your lawn is clean and planted with flowering plants.
- There are no broken fixtures or lights in the vicinity
- The driveway is not damaged, and the garage door works.
Take care of any quick repairs
No homeowner would want to spend time and money making minor repairs, so it is best to repair them before selling your home. Before showing your home to potential buyers, repair any leaky faucets, loose tiles, damaged locks, or handles.
You can also get your walls painted and add new appliances to make your home more appealing.
Declutter and de-personalize
When potential buyers visit your home, they visualize a new home for themselves with their loved ones. However, if your home is laced with belongings, like photographs and paintings, it is hard for potential buyers to relate to it as their home.
Also, if your home is cluttered with your belongings, it will lose all the appeal it has. Make sure you clean and declutter your house thoroughly before you show it off to buyers.
Register your property online
Another way to enhance the chances of your property sale is by listing it on a prominent real estate portal. Everyone searches the internet these days before buying anything. Registering your house online will broaden the scope, and more people will get to know about it.
Add lucrative offers
One way to make the sale faster is to offer potential buyers interested in your home little extra incentives. For example, you can take care of some of the closing costs or any minor enhancements or repairs the new owners want to get done.
About Carri McLure
Carri McLure should be your first choice if you are looking for a professional real estate agent in Lakeland, FL. We help you sell or buy a home in the Florida region. With years of professional experience in marketing property at her side, Carri will ensure that you get the best price for your property. You can reach out to Carri at (863)-594-4041. You can also fill our online contact form to know more.