This list of 10 tips to sell a house is pretty awesome. It never ever ceases to amaze me the OBVIOUS mistakes people make when listing their house. Do you think we don't know your house is hideous if you don't post an exterior shot? How long does it take to tidy the towels before taking a photo of the bathroom? And no, I don't like the color scheme you agonized over. In fact, it makes it near impossible for me to even see myself calling it home. How much can some cans of neutral paint cost?
How To Sell Your Home -- This is good information whether you are a For Sale Buy Owner, FSBO, or working with a real estate agent to sell your home. Either way, the more you know about the process of selling a home and what to expect, the easier it will go on all parties involved.
1. First Impressions Matter 2. Inspect the Exterior and Make Obvious Repairs 3. Get a Pest Inspection 4. Empty the Garage 5. Clear Out the Clutter 6. Interior Sprucing 7. Price it Right 8. Hire the Right Agent 9. Insist on Good Marketing Photos 10. Show It Well (No Pets or Bad Odors)
When you put your home on the market, it becomes a product. You'll need to take emotion out of the transaction and start seeing your home through the eyes of potential home buyers. Start here. Robyn Porter, REALTOR, Washington DC area real estate