Spring is the season for selling homes. Over 40% of homes sold in the entire year are sold in the spring time. Due to the fact that school let's out and it is easier for families to move into their new home during the summer months.
When you are planning to sell your house for Sale By Owner, timing and planning are the most important tasks you must do to have a successful home sale. Proper staging of your home for sale can mean the difference between a quick sale or a slow one. Here are 4 ways that you can have the most appealing to the most amount of buyers.
4 WAYS TO A QUICK HOME SALE AND PRESENTATION
1. Timing & Planning – The best time to sell your house is in the spring time. So make sure you have taken the time to figure out what the proper asking price should be. You can do this by driving around your neighborhood and seeing what others are asking for their house. Also look up a on websites what the median price for your type of house is going for. Take the average of the two and price your house about ten thousand below that value. This will insure that your house will be the first to sell.
2. Provide Finance Options: Owner financing allows you the ability to make more than Fair Market Value on your house. By working with a contract buyer you can get all cash at closing when you set up your financing correctly. You can also work with mortgage brokers to help you get your buyer approved for financing.
3. Marketing Plan – An important step in selling your home is to have a marketing plan. How are people going to know that your house is for sale? Why would they want to buy your home? How can you help them buy your home? When creating a marketing plan think from the buyers point of view. You can use yard signs, classified ads in the paper, flyers and marketing strategies to create: Attention-Desire- Action.
4. Staging Your House: When the buyer walks into your home they will experience it with all five senses. Make sure you have new paint on the wall, new hardware on the sinks, doors, and electric sockets. Make sure your home is clean and free from clutter. Have the smell of fresh apples and cinnamon baking in the oven. Have soft music in the background. All these appeal to difference senses. At the end of the day people buy based on feelings and not logic.