Home Selling Tips for 2014

If you think that you need to prepare only when you want to buy a house, reconsider. Even a seller has to be smart enough so that you can end up selling your required property. So how do you do that? Read on to know more

2014 might turn out to be a good year for the property market; as the ripple effect begins fading away; more buyers are likely to take advantage of the same. While the property market still continues to be full of fault lines, buying a home even selling a home might not be a great ever idea. However, this does not imply that selling or buying home or any other forms of transaction won’t take place within the market. Basic buying and selling will continue to take place. So, how do you go about being a part of this entire transaction? Is there any way of becoming a smart seller?  Well, yes. So how do you go about the same? Here’s how.

Home Selling

If you plan to sell your home in 2014, you have to understand that buyers have undergone a sea change since the economic downturn. They have become much savvier then before and are more aware about buying and home-selling ideas. Many of the homebuyers’ are millennia’s often known as Generation Y who has come of age especially with access to the information through the digital media. As a home seller you need to be smart enough so that your buyer finds it appealing. So, here are some tips that you need to consider before you plan to sell off your house.

Opt for a Serious Photo Shoot

So, is first impression the last impression? Well might be in certain cases and most obviously these days. In an era driven by digital media, many buyers choose to get the first impression through websites. These days, too often listings usually go online long with photographs of the property that is on sale. So, in a day when you fall back upon the digital media for every single thing, you will have to share photographs of your house. You can hire a professional photographer for the same or invest on a high-resolution camera and get multiple photographs clicked from various angles. Also ensure that you have them taken at the best time of the day. Clean up the home much in advance and then opt for a photo shoot.

Keep the House as it is

The idea, “as is” may work in this regard. So, it’s better that you put in best efforts while you choose to sell your house. The idea “as is” implies that you remove all your furniture and belongings, even carpet, get the floors and doors polished; another factor for ensuring a long list of buyers is getting some minor repair work done in the house. Clean, edit and neutralize—these are the three main factors in this step. Once you have accomplished, this feat, it will become much easier for the buyer to identify and go ahead with the proceedings.

Neighbourhood/Location Counts

So what is the location of your house? How would you like to describe it? Is the environment calm and quite; does it offer a grand view; accessibility to major locations of the city and several social infrastructures. Actually location is one of the most important aspects of real estate buying and selling. The location has the potentials to ensure how well can you pitch for buyers for your house.

On a final note, remember that in the present times you have to be a smart seller; put yourself in the buyers’ shoes and analyze events from their perspectives. Be fully prepared and then move ahead with proceedings.

Author Bio: Sampurna Majumder is a professional writer and a passionate blogger. Currently she is writing content for several websites including 99acres.com that cover latest trends related to real estate.

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