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Real Estate Secrets: Selling Your Home Fast

From the moment you put your house on the market, the stress begins to build. Weeks and months can pass but your home must always look presentable. When you have children and pets, this can be even harder to maintain. Buyers often show interest in your home immediately after you put it on the market. This is the time you need to try your hardest to sell before the listing grows stale.

In order to sell your home immediately, it must be shown well, marketed well and priced correctly. The following methods are tried and true and can help you to sell your home quickly.

Organize Your Storage

Don’t shove everything in your home into your closet. Anyone touring your home might check the storage spaces. If they find it disorganized, this could lead to the idea that the house lacks space.

Hire A Professional Photographer

The first impression you make to buyers is through photos. Employing a professional photographer is essential to stand out in your market. A professional will know how to soften and strengthen flaws and get the best possible angles to show off your home.

Look For The Right Agent

Do not try to hire a real estate agent because they love what you love or grew up in the same home town. What matters most is a track record of sales. They should come to your home and tell you what buyers would see and look for in your home.

Promote Your Listing Yourself

Don't allow your agent to do all the marketing themselves, get involved! Use your social media accounts to further promote your listing amongst your family and friends.

Discard Personalized Items

Personal photographs will prevent potential buyers from envisioning life in your home. Strike the right balance; your home should look like a blank slate for buyers to picture making it their own.

Light It Up

A poor or darkly-lit home looks damp and depressing. Lift the mood using both artificial and natural light. Ensure you use the highest wattage bulbs. Applying fresh paint to your walls will also help brighten the space.

Selling On Time

Summer and spring are the busiest times for home purchases. Ensure that your house is priced correctly after doing market research and take advice from your agent.

For more information, call Spectrum Realty today at (416) 736-6500 or contact us here.

Spectrum Realty Services Inc., Brokerage

8400 Jane Street Unit 9, Vaughan, Ontario L4K4L8
Office: 416-736-6500
Fax: 416-736-9766

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Toronto Real Estate Board - IDX Last Updated: 10/13/2019 8:30:23 AM