Does the thought of listing your home for sale fill you with stress? Here’s the cure:

By admin • January 16th, 2019

For some people, the thought of listing their home for sale is stressful. They
worry about all the things they have to do — and all the things that might go
wrong.
Luckily, it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some tips for making your
home sale go smoothly:
· Give yourself time to prepare. If you’re thinking of selling six months
from now, start preparing your property now. Do any necessary staging,
and get it looking its best. Avoid doing these tasks at the last minute.
· Set the right price. Pricing your property too high will likely result in few,
if any, buyers coming to see it. You might end up having to lower your
price later, causing your home to linger even longer on the market.
That’s stress you don’t need!
· Have a flexible viewing schedule. If you make it too difficult for buyers to
see your property, they might lose interest or simply choose to buy
another home. Be as flexible as possible when a buyer wants to view
your property.
· Plan get-away activities. When a buyer comes for a scheduled viewing,
don’t be home. Instead, plan some fun activities for your family. Think:
playground, shopping, cycling, the zoo, etc.
· Accept the ups and downs. Prospective buyers might say they love your
home and plan to make an offer. Then you don’t hear from them again! It
happens! Accept the inevitable ups and downs of selling your home.
· Get help with repairs. You’ll probably have things that need to be fixed
around the home, like a dripping faucet that needs repair or a room that
needs painting. If possible, hire a professional to do some of that work.
· Finally, work with a great real estate agent. That will make the biggest
difference in ensuring your move goes smoothly and stress-free.
Looking for a real estate agent like that? Call me!

 

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