The Windermere blog posted a few days ago perfectly describes what I do to sell a home for the best possible price, in the shortest amount of time, and hassle-free! Selling Your Home, a Step-by-Step Approach starts when I research and prepare a CMA (Comparative Market Analysis) to help you understand your home’s current market value and marketability. Through my work in our local neighborhoods every day, I’ve gotten to know them inside and out. This market knowledge helps me to “price it right,” as the blog explains, “which is key to a successful sale.”
Next comes preparing your house for the “For Sale” sign to go up. My services include giving tips to increase your home’s curb appeal, staging it for showings, and hiring a professional photographer to capture its beauty in pictures. Since most people start their home search online these days, there’s tremendous value in having professional photos taken and posted. The right light and angle can make a huge difference in showing off your home’s best features.
One of the most common “get ready to sell” things to do is usually the easiest, and definitely the cheapest – de-clutter. Removing items that you need to pack up anyway typically makes a room look bigger, and more attractive to potential buyers. De-personalizing your home is another tip to help it sell. It can be as simple as removing family photos that are a wonderful memory to you, but not to someone who imagines having their family memories made in the home.
My full services continue until your house closes and the sale is complete. Reviewing offers, negotiating terms, handling inspections, facilitating financing – the list goes on until every step has been successfully completed from “For Sale” to “Sold.”
If you have any questions about the selling or buying process, or are looking for an agent to help you assess your situation, I’d love to hear from you. I look forward to meeting you and helping you with your real estate needs!