Should you paint the kitchen? Should you plant new shrubs? How about clutter? What is the best way to stage your home in order to get the most money in the shortest amount of time? There are literally dozens of questions that need to be answered to help you maximize the equity in your home.
Think of it like this. Now that you have decided to sell your home every $100.00 more you can put in your pocket is $100.00 more you are ahead. Even though that seems obvious on the surface, many, if not most, homeowners don’t think like that when it comes time to actually sell their home. Quite often a homeowner only looks at the big ticket costs of selling a house like commissions, title insurance, revenue stamps, etc. They rarely look at the little things that can return $100.00, $200.00 or more on the sale. Money that goes straight into their pocket. The small items like de-cluttering your home can add hundreds to your bottom line, but also turn a six month sale process into a one month event. Time is money too.
Some things for you to consider prior putting your home on the market.
- Where are you going to move? Believe it or not many home sellers don’t know. As a result their home never sells because they refuse to properly price their home. It is an effort in futility.
- Does your Realtor have your interests at heart or their own? We offer a Contract Cancellation Guarantee to prove your interests are number one with us!
- Is an agent trying to “buy” your listing by claiming they can get more for your home than it is actually worth. This will never happen. Remember, you not only have to sell you home to a buyer, but you have to sell it to the mortgage company too in the form of an appraisal.
- Interview one of the team members at Sharon’s Group real estate professionals before signing on the dotted line.