Selling your property might be an overwhelming experience, let alone trying to sell it fast. However, if you do everything right and prepare adequately you should have no problems selling your home.
The Best Time to Sell
It’s always a great time to sell with Your Local House Buyer as we’ll make you a fair offer all year round.
That said, traditionally, spring is the best time of the year to put your home up for sale if you are selling on the open market. Many more people buy more homes in spring due to better weather conditions and families looking for a home try to find one before the end of the academic year. Spring is also great for sellers because it boosts the appeal of their homes as the gardens start blooming and the sunshine brings enhances the beauty of their home.
That notwithstanding, it is always advisable to observe what is happening in your local housing market and compare to the national level. Check your local council for any new development that might boost prices in the area such as transport, schools, malls and such amenities. This knowledge can let you easily sell your house fast and at a great price.
Set a Reasonable Price
Set a reasonable price for your home if you want it to sell fast. If you are unrealistic at the start then it will come back to bite you when you have to pay mortgage carry costs as you wait on the market for a buyer with deep pockets who may never appear.
Get Your Home Ready For Sale
Remove or keep away all personal effects such as pictures and pets, especially during showings. Let potential buyers not have a feeling that they are taking your home away from you.
Keep your house clean and fresh, get rid of all clutter and dirt.
Take care of all broken bulbs, repairing chipped paint, broken windows, damaged pipes, creaking hinges or cracked tiles. Any small repair you can do is advisable to prepare your home for a quick sale.
Do remember that none of this is necessary when you sell with Your Local House Buyer!
Promote the Neighbourhood
Prepare a file on the local area for potential buyers, it might convince them to make up their minds a lot quicker. Highlight transport links, neighbours (if necessary), schools and public services, amenities, entertainment and nightlife, restaurants and shopping, parks and other recreation and community and safety. If the buyer sees that all of these are appealing, it might convince them to buy a lot faster.
Make the Most of Viewings
Your home needs to be shown to as many people as possible during viewings to increase your chances of landing a sale. Tell friends, family and neighbours that you wish to sell your home. Before a viewing, clean and organise your home, remove pets and noisy children and free up parking space for the potential buyer.
If it is warm and sunny, open up windows and if it is cold, make a fire to warm up the place. Make sure your home gets enough lighting, pull back curtains to let in light and switch on the lights in dark areas.
These steps can aid you to easily and swiftly sell your home.
Again, remember that the inconvenience and uncertainty of viewings is totally removed when you sell with Your Local House Buyer. Contact us now for a no-obligation valuation.