If you are not experienced with the selling of your home then you no doubt are looking for proven and reputable tips and advice on what to do when selling your home. The tips found herein have been very beneficial to hundreds of thousands of first time buyers throughout South Africa and the world. These tips have helped numerous individuals prepare themselves and their home for potential sale.
The first thing a first time buyer should do when considering the sale of their home is to have their home appraised. Hiring an appraiser is one of the smartest decisions that you can ever make when selling property. Professional appraisers can look over your property and can determine the market and selling value of your home. Additionally, they can provide you with timely advice on improvements that you can make to your home that will increase its value prior to you selling your home.
Sell my house before my house is repossessed is a common statement said by many sellers today. Appraisers will also provide you with written documentation which you can use to show buyers who may be interested in purchasing your home. You can use the appraisers quote in order to set the selling price of your home. You can also ask your appraiser what the lowest total amount you should sell property for below its market value.
The second thing you should do when it comes to preparing your home for sale is to begin making small improvements which will further the sale of your home. If your home has ‘bad wiring’ then you may want to consider investing money into correcting the wiring issues. If your home has plumbing issues you should likewise consider correcting these issues. The more updated and pristine your home appears, the better the chances that your house will sell.
Even simple tasks such as repainting a house and fixing “scratches” and “cracks” in woodwork and tiling can increase the sale of a home. In addition to that, you should clean the home from top to bottom, including the lawn before ever showing the home to potential buyers. The better the house appears to the eye, the better your chances will be at selling your home. You should go far and beyond the call of duty to assure that your home is immaculate!
The final tip that has proven effective for hundreds of thousands of people throughout the world is the method to use in order to sell your home. You will need to choose the method that falls into the timeline that you desire. For instance, if you have all the time in the world you should contact a real estate agent and put the sale of your home in their hands. However, you should expect months and in some cases years before your home is sold. Keep in mind that many real estate agents charge high fees for the selling of your property.
However, if you are looking for a faster method of selling your property or home, you should consider turning to a company that buys homes.
Dale Purdon, director and founder of IMAGINE Properties, Easy Home Sales any many more. Prior to setting up IMAGINE, Dale set out to build his own property portfolio in South Africa where he focused on acquiring high yielding rental properties in the lower end market and gained extensive experience in stock-sourcing as well as portfolio management.