Selling Your Home Fast

Doing these things will payoff in the long run.  There’s a reason the sellers we represent have their homes on the market for less time than average!  Read below to for some tips on selling your home fast.

1. Curb Appeal

Trim those bushes back and rent a power washer.  So you’ve got a ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ thing going on?  Let’s take on that vegetation with a vengeance.  It’s the first and last thing people see when viewing your home.  Let’s give it our best.  Fill those empty flower pots, clean the windows, and wash the siding.  It could be the reason someone picks your house over another.

2. Keep it Clean!

Break out the duster and have the carpet cleaners over.  Dirt feels dirty and that’s never a good thing.  Remember, we’re putting our best foot forward.  Let’s make sure it’s not covered in mud.

3. Reduce the Clutter

Come on, you’ve got a stack of magazines from 2002 sitting there.  It’s time to find them a new home in the recycling bin. Spring Cleaning isn’t only for the spring!  Don’t forget you have to pack it all before you go, so let’s get an early start.

4. Stage for Photos

What’s the first thing people usually see when looking for a home?  Photos, photos, photos.  That plastic has done a good job keeping your couch looking new, but in photos maybe it is time for something a little more modern.  There are teams that can come in with new furniture and take photos in a matter of hours.  Imagine a team of movers with a change of heart because your house will look exactly the same when they leave.  It’s also really great for empty houses, because we get asked, “Do you think a bed would fit here?”

5. Understand the Value

You really love the 70’s cabinetry with matching green appliances, right?  Or maybe you just rehabbed your bathroom so that when the door opens Yellow Submarine plays?  Those things can be very unique to you and to others….not so much.  Understand that things you find valuable may not be to others.  Don’t take it personal.
Check out this blog post on our view on advertising in the social media world:

https://www.ashbrook.realty/2018/04/29/real-estate-advertising-2018/

For more information on our simple and communication focused listing process look here:

https://www.ashbrook.realty/2018/06/06/tips-for-selling-your-home/

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