Once you’ve made the decision to sell your home, it’s likely
you want to sell it as fast as possible – especially if buying your
new home depends on it.
If you’re in a rush to sell your home – because of a sale contingency
or just because you’re ready to start fresh ASAP – Neighborly
has simple tips to help you sell fast. Follow these steps to “close
in on a closing” soon!
Don’t price too high. Sometimes, pricing just below market value can start a bidding war that
ends in a sale higher than the listed price.
Choose your realtor wisely. Do some research to find a local agent who knows the market and community
intimately – this insider knowledge makes all the difference!
Stage your home. This might include
decluttering and even removing overly-personal items like family photos. Staging will
allow home buyers to envision themselves in the space more easily.
Stay ready for showings. Keep your phone on and ready to answer your realtor’s calls. Be as
flexible as you can with showing times. Stay alert, or home buyers will
move onto the next one!
Relocate your pets. Pets and evidence of them (food dishes, litter boxes, dander, etc.) can
be a turn off to some.
Clean your space well and put pets in a comfortable room during showings.
Make your presence known online. Complete an online search of your address to check where you’re listed.
Ensure your realtor has posted quality photos and illustrative descriptions.
Throw in incentives. This could look like closing cost incentives or something as simple as
window coverings. Give buyers a unique reason to choose your home over
We’re rooting for you! With these tips, you’ll be out of your
current home and into a new one in no time.
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