Home Viewers Selling Tips
Thinking of selling? Well I hope that this article gives you some great selling tips.
Having been in residential sales since 1973 and have closed over 1000 escrows,
I always tell my clients " You have to think like a buyer" .
The average seller believes that their home is the nicest one on the the block or in the
tract, but is that what the buyer sees? The buyer (s) will be comparing your home
within a 5 mile radius in most cases and every seller is competing for that buyer to write
an offer on their home.
Some Thoughts on Condition
property is one of the most important.
A crucial part of marketing any product is the presentation of the product. Corporations
and retail businesses understand this concept and pay millions of dollars each year to advertising and marketing consultants to get the best advice possible.
The same is true for real property. In order to compete effectively with other sellers,
homeowners must present their homes to the marketplace in an attractive, desirable
When you bought your home, you probably comparison shopped. Well, buyers are
still doing that today. According to the National Association of Realtors, the average
purchaser looks at 10 to 20 properties prior to purchasing a home regardless of how
many properties are on the market. Buyers will always seek the best-priced property
that is in the best condition.
Think Like a Buyer!
lifestyle, and dreams. People always want the best for
themselves, and your home should represent the buyer’s
answer to this goal. Put yourself in the buyer’s shoes!
Remember, they arrive at your front door wanting to find
the right home. Don’t make them search somewhere else
for it. If you have done your homework, every room in
your home will create a desire for the buyer to stay.
Start Making a List!
anything that needs repairing, looks worn, or is outdated? Start writing these items
down on your list.
Walk through the interior and do the same things. Ask for the assistance of everyone in
your family. After all, a shorter sales time will benefit everybody in the family.
Do Everything Before Putting Your Home on the Market!
Complete all of your repairs, improvements, and enhancements prior to your first showing.
Remember, your best showings come early in the listing period (the first 30 days is the most important). Be ready!
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Dan The Real Estate Man 562.618.4993