Selling Real Estate In Carroll County
The real estate market we are in now is slower than it has been for the last several years. But homes are selling and buyers are buying. The key is to know whose buying and what they are buying. As your Carroll County real estate professional we know what is selling, for how much and to whom.
We can help you establish the current market value for your property and set up your personal digital marketing program. We want to work with you in getting your home sold fast for the right price.
Here are some things you as a seller can do to help the sale of your home.
There is no question that the first impression can make or break a showing. The first impression buyers see either must be of the outside of the home or the view from the home. If your home doesn't offer a tremendous view, you will need to make sure the outside of the home gives buyers something to come back to.
Your home made need a fresh coat of paint or even just updating the trim or color which can make a huge difference. Make sure windows sparkle and that the flowers in the front compliment the color of the house. You will want a color that stands out such as .yellow flowers on a brown home. Or pink against a pale blue or red against white
Once inside your home, keep them there by creating a casual flow through the rooms. Eliminate furniture if it is cluttering up corners or walkways. Keep pictures and wall decor at a minimum. Personal photos and belongings should be carefully packed away. You will have to pack them anyway, now is a great time to do so.
For tips on staging and ideas to help your particular home, take a tour of model homes or furniture stores in the Carroll County real estate area. See what buyers are seeing and try to mimic that feel in your own home. Eliminate any unpleasant odors lingering anywhere and if you can't tell, have a trusted friend be brutally honest with you. Nothing will turn off a buyer more than bad smells.
Try and be flexible with the buyers. With flexibility and amiable negotiations, you both can walk away with what you want. For more tips and ideas on how to price , stage and sell your home, please give us a call. We would love to have a no obligation meeting with you and let you decide why we are the best team for the job.
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