I Want To Sell My House Fast
For some reason, people seem to think that in order to sell your house quickly and for a good price, you have to rip it out, renovate, and modernise – yet this couldn’t be further from the truth. Selling your house doesn’t have to be an expensive process, and it doesn’t mean that you need to fully redecorate in order to make it appealing. There are actually some easy ways of making your home more appealing to potential buyers, and in turn, that’ll help it to sell more quickly. If you’re looking to sell a property, and fast, here are the quick fixes that you can make in order to achieve that goal.
Deep Clean and Declutter
Instead of focusing on redecorating and revamping, make the most of what’s already there, and get rid of what you don’t need! A deep clean and declutter will work wonders for making your property more appealing to buyers.
When we say declutter, we don’t mean moving your clutter around to new places. Literally go through your house and gut everything you don’t need. When you’ve lived somewhere a long time, you end up acquiring all sorts of furnishings – and chances are, many of them you don’t need to keep.
Either get rid of clutter or donate the stuff that’s still decent to good will. If you find things you want to keep either find storage for them, or put them into boxes ready for when you move. Clutter and misplaced items take up space and make a house look smaller – and no one wants that.
Appeal to All Senses
Remember that it’s not all about what your house LOOKS like. Finally, try appealing to all of the senses.
Think about what your potential buyers can smell and hear. Putting the radio on and letting pleasant music play in the background can set the tone, and investing in a couple of wax melts to fill your home with lovely scents never goes amiss. All of these little things will put you above your competitors, and when selling quickly, that’s what it’s all about.
Remember that First Impressions Count
When it comes to the world of real estate and selling your home, it’s so important to remember these three words: FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT.
When people are looking to buy something, their first instinct is always to be over critical – and there’s not a lot more expensive or important that people are going to be buying than a house. This is why it’s so, so important to make a good first impression on buyers in the first place.
The first impression of all that most buyers are going to get will be the online listing of the property, as this is where the vast majority of people start their search for a house nowadays – after all, everything is online now! Make sure your listing is the best it can be, and you’re far more likely to have people booking viewings. If they’re not impressed, then it’s all too easy for them to scroll past without a second thought.
A good listing should always have a catchy title that says something unique about the property – unfortunately “one bed flat” isn’t going to cut it. Think about what makes it appealing – is it a loft? Is it city centre, or in a beautiful rural location? “Modernised, city centre located one bed flat” has a far better ring to it. Of course then your later description will fill in the gaps and give the finer details, but the title is there to grab people’s interest.
Possibly THE most important thing about your online listing, is without a doubt, how good your photographs are. Think about it, when you’re scrolling through the internet one of the first things you notice are pictures. You can give the best description in the world of the property in question, but without good accompanying photographs, then people won’t be interested.
Good photographs will be well lit, and taken with a high definition camera. If photography isn’t your forte, then a lot of companies actually offer this as an extra in their selling packages, so take advantage of this!
The one thing you can do, however, is to get your house ready. When you’re dressing it, think showroom standard. Plump the cushions, put out fluffy bathroom towels, and layer sofas with luxurious throws. Likewise, never hesitate to add the finer details such as a bouquet of flowers on the table, or putting fresh fruit in the kitchen. Sell people the ideology of a perfect home, and you can never go wrong.