10 Tips for Selling Your Home
10 TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR HOME
1. Research and Remember the Facts About Your Home
2. Record Recent Repairs and Permits
Buyers and real estate agents will likely ask about recent updates, additions and repairs carried out to your home. Examples could be central heating, a new roof, furnace or a new water heater. Any such items that have been added during your tenure should be listed out, and any receipts relating to these repairs should be stored together with the list, ideally in a folder ready to present to buyers and agents. Be prepared for questions such as ‘How much did it cost? ‘Who did the work?’ When was it installed? Were there permits used? These are important questions that buyers will ask.
3. Replace Light Bulbs
4. Remove Sentimental Items
If you have items in the home that you plan to replace before selling, remove these from the home prior to photographs and viewings. These items might be sentimental items such as a wall mirror, light fixture, or a family heirloom. Once a buyer has visited your home and makes an offer, it can be challenging to negotiate these items off the offer price.
5. Clean the Gutters
6. Know the Best Facts About Your Home and Neighbourhood
7. Appoint a Building Inspector
8. Don’t Point Out Facts and Figures to Buyers
9. Create Curb Appeal
10. Contact us for Assistance
We are professionals in this process and can answer any questions you may have. We can help to make the selling process smoother and more comfortable for you.