Here are five proven strategies to help you sell your house quickly ---and profitably.
If you want to sell your house in a few days instead of months, you may want to sell it from 32-year-
Old Mona Ross Berman
Pick her up in Washington DC. C.
In the townhouse to be sold in early 2004, the interior designer carefully checked each room and gave details.
She rearranged the furniture and added the delicate coffee.
To create a comfortable environment, books on the table and vases and pillows strategically placed.
She then organizes each closet to show her ample storage space.
Finally, she removed all her personal belongings, including her wedding photos, so that potential buyers would not connect the house to others.
"I think if you can find a home that is doing well, it will make you (better results)
"It really shouldn't," Berman said . ".
Her strategy worked.
Within four days of putting her property on the market, she had five offers in her hand.
A long time ago, you could simply throw some cookie dough into the oven and quote for your house.
Thanks to the Internet, home buyers are more complex and demanding than ever before.
At least, yes-
The seller needs to process the sundries and perform any necessary repairs.
But in order for the property to stand out from the crowd and sell it quickly, sellers may need to do the following. 1.
Hire an interior designer
The renovated house will sell faster and more expensive than the one that looks bad.
That's why more and more sellers hire interior designers to do everything from rearranging the walls of furniture and neutral colors to renting out the artwork.
The service, known as "staging", requires hundreds of dollars to thousands of dollars for a small job.
Patricia Dugan, a real estate agent at Corcoran Group, said the property was over.
Experts across the country agree that this investment is worth it for most properties.
According to corderwell's 2002 data, stage homes in the San Francisco Bay Area cost only £ 25.
3 days in the market, for sale at the asking price, rather"
"48 years of housing depression in the market" was staged ".
2 days, the price is 2% lower than the asking price.
The information is based on more than 3,000 homes sold in January.
2002 and October. 31, 2002. 2.
So far, hiring an organizer with a lovely decoration will make you.
In order for buyers to really enjoy this, you also need to highlight the storage space in your home.
That means everything should be clean and tidy. -
Wardrobe, bathroom, garage and basement.
It may sound trivial, but the sale of your house can really depend on whether your linen closet can store your towels comfortably.
If you agree more with Oscar Madison's "weird couple" than Felix Angga, it might make sense to hire a professional organizer for $75 to $100 an hour
This is especially helpful for those who have been at home for many years and don't know how to get out of the mess.
Some organizers will even help with yard sales and may end up paying for their services.
Ask your realtor if you are not sure how to find this service.
Most people have a list of professionals on hand. 3.
According to the National Association of Realtors, as many as 74% of buyers have started searching online by hiring a photographer.
In fact, the network has become a very important marketing tool, and all the Realtors we talked to have encouraged their clients to hire a professional photographer, which could cost only $100. Their online snapshot
Think this: if someone doesn't like the way your house looks online, he or she won't bother to make an appointment to see the house in person.
Are you willing to take this risk?
While putting photos online is nothing new, there are new trends.
Six years ago, it was OK to have a picture outside the house, said Tara Rogers, real life Marketing Director, Columbus, Ohio --based real-estate firm.
Now, some potential buyers want to see 10-
Picture slides show details of multiple rooms and then they start walking
Pass, she said.
Dare to post small, rough pictures at home and risk small walking traffic. 4.
Despite the impressive National residences, try marketing gimmicks-
Sales data show some local markets are beginning to weaken.
For example, houses in the western suburbs of Boston began to languish in the market for 90 days after 15 to 30 years of sales, said joint company Nelson Zide.
The owner of the era of the main real estate services, Han, the masses. -based real-
Real estate brokerage
Zide has recently started to implement marketing gimmicks to increase the number of potential buyers browsing the customer's homes.
"I haven't done this for 12 or 13 years," he said . ".
What strategy did he use?
For example, he may encourage apartment owners to pay a maintenance fee for the whole year, rather than cutting the asking price, or ask the owner to provide the buyer with a cash rebate for sales as a decoration allowance.
Zide says the cost of such gimmicks is nine times that of 10 times, lower than lowering the asking price to attract smaller-budget buyers.
This is just another way for potential buyers to get excited about your home. 5.
The benefits of open housing are controversial.
Industry experts agree that real estate agents benefit more than homeowners. (
After all, this is a great way for realtors to get new customers. )
But that doesn't mean they can't work.
The key is to hold them at different times of the day to the week so that busy people can squeeze in and watch.
Rogers of Real Living said her company's agent made sure to arrange open days on Saturday and evening so people could come over after work.
Another technology that more people are implementing is holding an open day at the best time of the day when their house is displayed.
If you have a beautiful garden, show off the morning before the flowers start to wither.
If you can see the amazing sunset view make sure people can see the sunset glowLights in the afternoon
In other words, if your house has one of your favorite things, be sure to share it with potential buyers.