20 insider secrets for selling your home

Whether you’ve been offered a job across the country or you’ve found the perfect home in your dream neighborhood, it might be time to sell your house.

If the purchase of your next home is dependent on selling your current residence, chances are you probably want to move fast.

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Thanks to technological advances, homeowners have never had more options when it comes to buying and selling homes.

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One of the first factors any prospective buyer will consider is a home’s price. If you want your home to be competitive in the local market, you need to set an asking price that is comparable to similar homes selling in the area.

Price to sell

By reducing your asking price, you can draw attention from more buyers shopping on a budget. In some cases, such as if you’re already paying a mortgage on a second home, selling your home for less than the initial asking price will save you money in the long run.

Reduce the price

To avoid finding yourself in this situation, you can tell any buyers that their offer must come with a pre-approval letter from a mortgage broker.

Seek pre-approval

Don’t cut corners on photographing your house in preparation for listing. The saying “less is more” does not apply when it comes to photographing your home for sale. For most prospective buyers, more is more.

Photograph your home

Once upon a time, creating a 3D tour of a home seemed like something out of a science fiction thriller. Now, technology has advanced to make this something the average homeowner can do when selling.

Make a 3D tour

Adding curb appeal doesn’t have to involve full landscaping. You can make a big impact by trimming back overgrown bushes and trees and making sure the lawn is kept trimmed and watered while your home is on the market.

Add curb appeal

After seeing the front of your home, your entrance or foyer is the next space a future homeowner will see. Take special care to keep this space clean and free from clutter while it is on the market so it looks its best.

Make a good entrance

People aren’t the only ones who look their best with good lighting. One of the best ways to show off your home in its best light is to let in the light.

Let there be light