Tips For A Speedy Sale
To many peoples relief, the real estate market in Fresno, Ca has improved from the market crash so many years ago. Many people who had found themselves under water have hopefully regained some of their homes equity. Many people in town are using this hot market to sell their current home and invest in a new one. If you like so many others has decided to do this, you might want to do so quickly. Selling a home quickly and making a speedy sale has many attractive qualities but comes with a unique burden. That is, you have to come up with ways to make your home stand out and set it apart from everything else on the market. One of the easiest ways to do this is to properly stage your home. This will allow you to highlight its best qualities, and play down the negative ones.
That doesn’t mean hide them, just don’t let them be big glaring problems that is the first thing a buyer sees when they walk through the door. Your home should be as clean and spotless as possible. Really make it sparkle. You want it to resemble a model home, so potential buyers can see themselves living in the home.Here are a few simple, easy and inexpensive staging tips that will make your home really stand out to buyers and potentially lead to a speedy sale.
The first thing that any home owner wanting a speedy sale is get rid of the clutter. That includes any junk or extra furniture that you might have laying around the house. Most people are forgiving of a cluttered garage, because your moving boxes need to be somewhere, right? Other than that however, there needs to be massive declutterization. Having less furniture in the room makes it feel larger than it is. Professional stagers sometimes take as much as half of the furniture out of the room when they stage a home!
Make Rooms Appear Larger:
One trick that many stagers use when tackling small rooms is paint it the same color as an adjacent room. For example, you could use this trick if you have a small kitchen. A small kitchen and its adjacent dining room will look much bigger if they are the same light shade of color. Using drapery that is the same color as the walls is another tip to make a small room appear bigger.
Everyone has their own personal taste. When youre selling your home, it could be best to cover some of that up. Bright, strikingly bold colored walls are best covered up. This is best done with a nice neutral color. Some examples of these include off whites, beige and tan. Very soft greens and light blues also work really well. It might not seem like a big deal, but neutral colors could really help make a speedy sale!
Remove Personal Items
This is a big one! Making your home de-personalized will optimize a buyers ability to see themselves in the home. Remove any personal items like family photos or heirlooms. You want potential buyers to think of your home as their home. It is incredibly difficult for a buyer to look past personal pictures and see themselves in the home. Its best to take the personal memories off of the walls during the sale of your home.
Nobody wants to walk into a dirty home. There’s no way around that. And nobody wants to walk into a home that smells like wet pets and stinky carpet. Anybody that is serious about buying your home is going to take everything into account when they look at your home. This includes its various smells. A dirty, smelly home will instantly turn off a potential buyer. It might be a good idea to have your carpets and furniture professionally cleaned before placing your home on the market. Be sure to talk about potential options with your Realtor.
First impressions are vital. The same is true about first impressions when it comes to the sale of your home. The first impression a buyer gets of your house is your curb appeal. Make sure that any toys are off of the driveway or lawn. Make sure that the grass is trimmed and the weeds are pulled. Also, make sure the garbage cans are out of sight and put away nicely. These things may seem trivial or simple but they are worth it! Following all of these inexpensive and simple staging tips can really help you make your home selling experience a speedy sale!