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5 Tips for Selling a Home

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5 Tips for Selling a Home:

  1. Choose a licensed real estate broker to work with.
    • Your agent should conduct an initial interview to familiarize themselves with your needs and wants
    • Your agent should help you complete and submit documents to list your property that meet local, state and federal guidelines
  2. Price the property correctly.
    • Determine your true motivation for selling your property
    • Determine the amount of funds needed to pay off current loan, commission, closing cost, warranty, etc.
  3. Improve your curb appeal.
    • Keep lawn manicured, trim shrubbery, pressure wash exterior, ext.
    • Your agent should be able to provide suggestions that improve curb appeal
  4. Stage your home for viewing.
    • Store away all personal pictures, remove clutter, arrange furniture to create flow
    • Clean house thoroughly
    • Paint walls, have carpet cleaned, etc.
    • Your agent should be able to provide suggestions that will improve presentation
  5. Offer buyer incentives.
    • Many buyers appreciate a warranty, and having one in place may influence a buyer’s decision positively
    • Choosing to pay closing cost or including appliances can help make your property more attractive to buyers

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