6 Simple Preparations to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

By: Susan Macarz

6 Simple Preparations to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

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Is the thought of selling your home putting you on edge? You're not alone. Using the proper guidelines can help your home stand out for potential buyers. 

 

Millennials are buying their first homes causing a drive up in demand. In response to this greater demand, sellers might only need to make minimal changes to make their properties more attractive to potential buyers who are already committed to entering into a highly competitive market. In addition to all the work that must be done to make your property ready to sell, it may also be stressful and need an abundance of effort. Below you will find 6 effective ideas to help you prepare your home for sale.


Hire a Highly Experienced Real Estate Agent

Choosing the wrong realtor to work with might significantly affect your sale. If you work with a realtor that is knowledgeable and capable of providing helpful services throughout the selling process, you will get the best results.

 

Regularly monitoring the MLS, becoming aware of what homes are for sale, and identifying comparable properties in your community will help. You'll have an advantage when you're ready to put your property on the market if you've got local knowledge. Your real estate agent should set you up to view these listings.

 

List Your Home for the Best Possible Price

Looking at listings in your area is a good way to determine a reasonable price for your property. Find homes that are comparable to yours in terms of location, size, and features, and then see what price people are listing their properties for. Estimating this will give you a reasonable approximation. This is also something your real estate agent will assist you with. Keep in mind that if you have to sell your home fast, you will have to price it competitively. 

 

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Formulate a Marketing Strategy

Real estate listing agents offer their clients a strategy for marketing that involves things like using the MLS feed, hosting open homes, and utilizing numerous different websites.

 

Bring Your Property Into the 21st Century

New homebuyers will be looking for a fresh face. Analyze your home thoroughly. Begin by looking for minor problems that you can easily fix for little expense. Anything from repainting to broken window screens or misaligned light fixtures should be included in this list. These short-term upgrades offer your residence a fresh appeal and are often straightforward to do. 

 

Outdated appliances, plumbing, electrical, heating, and air-conditioning are some things to look for while inspecting the home's systems. The process of deep cleaning and decluttering your home should also be undertaken before putting your property on the market. If you need help, your realtor should have some recommendations to help you.

 

Staging Your Home

Staging your home is definitely one of the most fun and worthwhile parts of selling your home. To ensure that potential homebuyers can envision themselves living there, it is important to stage the home so that it looks "move-in ready". 

 

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Listing Professional Photos Will Attract Prospective Buyers

Your home's initial online image will probably be made by photographs of your staged home, so it's important to have time to take great photos of your home and utilize them on your listing. Your realtor will provide these, and use them in brochures.

 

Using a professional photography business is definitely encouraged, since they will know which photographs will perform the best.


As you can see, getting your home ready to sell is a huge job, but it's one you don't have to do on your own. Broker, Susan Macarz is here to help! She is a one-of-a-kind real estate expert whose talents are well suited to working with Toronto's high-end and pricey neighbourhoods. She has a remarkable talent for viewing deals from several perspectives and devising innovative ways to accomplish them. When all is said and done, Susan Macarz is a savvy marketer and a competent negotiator. Contact Susan now!