Got a house for sale in a happening area?
The market is in favorable condition to seller or let’s say it is sellers market!
At such instances, is it necessary to hire a realtor and do you need to pay him 5 or 10 percent of brokerage fee? No need for that, right! Here are some basic hacks for the sellers who are interested in putting up their Lakeland homes for sale all by themselves.
After a complete research on the prevailing real estate market situation, you can put up the signboard of “For sale” outside your home. Before doing that, make sure you have emptied the house and it is ready for the show.
Depersonalize the home!
The simple logic of depersonalization is, any buyer who walks through your home must never ever think of it as your property. So remove all your personal properties including the wall photos, pets and furniture. Why should you remove the furniture? It creates more space in your house and make it visible to the buyer clearly.
Super clean the house before showing it to the buyer!
Your house must be sparkling clean before showing it to the buyers. It is an added advantage and attracts more potential buyers easily. Even if you are selling as is without making any renovation, you should keep it clean, which is mandatory.
Repair and renovate the house!
If you are selling the house due to lack of maintenance, then there should be lot of repairs and renovation job to do. You can sell as is, but, if you invest small money in these fix ups, it can yield you more benefit. You can fix the leaky faucets, broken doorknobs and replace the torn carpets by yourself. Paint your house with the fresh coat and save few dollars spend on labor charges.
Keep track of whatever the renovation you are doing and make sure you are getting more profit than that while selling the property. This is very crucial point, since many sellers have made extensive renovation works and sold their property for lesser price. On a safer side, do the necessary works and avoid unwanted renovations!
Develop your marketing and negotiation skills before putting your Lakeland homes for sale!
Once your house is ready for staging, you have to do marketing for that in all the available channels. Every state and city will have the popular channel for real estate advertisement; it might be newspaper ads or online listing etc. You have to find those channels and advertise the house sale. Keep the sign board outside your house and the direction sign in the important places. This may help the buyer to reach the property soon.
You have to be prepared to negotiate with the buyers in a polite and smart way. The buyers will always try to negotiate even if you fix the right price for your home. Hence, develop some negotiation skills by speaking to a realtor or conversing with some buyers. You can convince the buyer by pointing out the advantages of the location
of your property and this might help you to save few hundred dollars.
Following these simple hacks means you are paving way for quick home sale Lakeland without the help of any intermediates.