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5 Ways to Sell Your Home Faster This Spring

12 Oct 2015

1.START DECLUTTERING NOW
Most homeowners know that they'll need to clean up their home and put personal items out of sight so that potential buyers can more easily picture themselves living there.This process can take a long period of time.You should be able to see every inch of your countertops and the floors of your kitchen.The garage clean up is a also vital process. This may seem overwhelming, but think of it as getting a head start on packing for your move.
2.MAKE SOME MINOR UPGRADES
You won't get a rand-for-rand return on investment for major renovations like a kitchen or bathroom remodel, but
smaller projects can freshen up your home and help set it apart from the competition. Take care of any minor repairs that can turn off a buyer like a leaking tap or the shower needs re- grouting. If you think there may be bigger issues then take the advice from your Sole Mandate Agent of choice, who may advise a fresh coat of paint before marketing the house. The condition of the garden is an important factor in the overall impression on
buyers so regular maintenance is advised.
3. CHOOSE THE RIGHT AGENT
One key to the sale of your property in the shortest period of time and at the best price is having the right property professional guiding you through the process and who pays attention to all the aspects of the marketing and sale process. Buyers start their home search online where they can source the properties to meet there requirements.
4 BE REALISTIC ABOUT PRICING YOUR PROPERTY
Experts say that the mini-boom and accompanying bidding seen last summer won't return.This summer more competition, higher interest rates and less investor demand will likely produce more modest home price increases and give buyers more breathing space to negotiate. The key to get your house sold quickly is to price it right at the outset.Ask you agent for a comparative market valuation, and carefully look over competitor sales with you. An over priced house takes longer to sell and becomes over exposed.
5. STAGE A PHOTO SHOOT.
Web appeal is the new curb appeal. Many high quality images accompanying your listing is the secret to online interest in your home. Take as many pictures as possible including wide room-shots and close-up images of note-worthy details which will be of interest to the discerning buyer.