If you’re planning on selling your house there are a few things to consider other than just putting it on the market. Preparation can make all the difference and help you get a quicker sale at your asking price. Following these tips can help you.
Even is your house is well kept, there may be some areas that need some TLC to make it more attractive. First impressions matter, so spruce up your property from the outside in. Some top tips, which don’t cost much but might involve some elbow grease, include mowing the lawn, cleaning windows and making your front door and driveway look spick and span. make certain each room clearly shows its purpose and hang up mirrors, especially in small areas like hallways, to add light and the illusion of space.
Getting your house ready is one thing, but you must also make sure you are prepared personally. If you’re still within your existing mortgage term, you’ll first need to check what fees you’ll be liable to pay by moving. The type of mortgage you have could influence your selling price, or even if you decide to sell at all. Some mortgage types will be easier to deal with than others when selling your house.
It’s always best when selling a house to get the valuation right. Valuing your house right will get you more offers. Go online and check the selling prices of houses in your area over the past 12 months. Compare your property to those of a similar size and spec. Having a clear idea of sales in the recent past helps you value your home accurately. But don’t stop there, have at least three agents value your home.
These are just some of the basic things to consider when selling a house but there are a lot more if you want to make the best deal you can. A good real estate agent can help you get a good price and a quick sale.