Tips for Getting a Home Ready to Sell

selling a home

selling a homeIf you are planning to sell your Myrtle Beach home it is important to understand that this whole process is both overwhelming and stressful in order to get the best price from it possible. There are a number of important real estate selling tips you should learn when it comes to selling a home fast. Below are some of the important selling tips you should consider in order to sell your home faster and also get the best price from its sale:

Taking an Objective Look at Your Home

After living in a certain place for a long time (like your home), it is human nature to overlook the small things that could hurt its resale value. It is for this reason that it is wise and important to ensure that you take an objective look at your home before placing it in the market. You should think just like a potential buyer and identify all the turn-offs, and look for a way to negate them.

Improving Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Statistics in the real estate industry have shown that most potential property buyers make up their minds about viewing the inside of a house within the first 10 seconds of looking at its curb appeal. This is one area that is very important to take care of as you make the preparations when it comes to selling a home in Myrtle Beach. It should be very attractive and breath taking in order to attract more visitors to your property and also arouse their interest to enter and view it well inside. A great curb appeal is quite a strong point that attracts buyers as it reflects the degree of care and maintenance accorded to the other parts of the house.

Making the Home Stand Out

When buyers are looking to buy a home, they normally view a number of properties before making their final decision. In order to close the deal, you have to make sure that your house stands out. It is important to make sure that the buyers can connect with your home and visualize it as their own. In order to achieve this feat, you should ensure that you “depersonalize” your home. This will be achieved by ensuring that you put away all your personal belongings and photos. This makes your home neutral and it will be easier for a prospective home buyer to visualize themselves in the home with nothing detracting them.

Pricing Your Home Right

Apart from doing the basics like cleaning the house thoroughly, repainting it, de-cluttering and fixing all the broken parts when preparing to sell your home, setting the price right is also very important.  You may want to consider hiring a handyman to repair dripping faucets, clean-up the yard and do a thorough inspection of your home. You should carry out research on your competition as well as the market in order to set your price well. Use the home search function on our website to conduct your research.

You can take the risk and slash off the price of your home by about 15 – 20% off the prevailing market prices.  This is a huge risk but it may bring a lot of buyers to your home and force a bidding that will fetch more than the set price and maybe over what it is worth. This is a great strategy to selling your home in the prevailing market today.

All the above are the important real estate selling tips that you ought to follow when getting your home ready for sale. However, the best tip is to call your local Myrtle Beach real estate agent for their advice on selling a home in Myrtle Beach.

Cheryl Woodward with Full Potential Real Estate knows the area and can ensure your home is priced right. Call today for a no-obligation consultation.

Full Potential Real Estate, LLC
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
843-492-4537
http://fullpotentialrealestate.com