Selling Your Home: Fast And At The Right Price

By The A-Team | Jul 03, 2017 | Fort McMurray - Seller Advice

Thinking of selling your home, but have a short time frame? You may be worried about getting a good price. There will be occasions where people need to get their homes sold fast. It's unavoidable, but keep in mind that it doesn't mean you have to settle for a low price.

In our experience, one common concern among sellers is the time it can take for their home to sell. The following post from Trulia presents simple ways to sell your home and get offers in no time.

How To Sell Your House Fast: 9 Simple Ways

Week after week of showings require your house to be presentable at all times, not to mention the hassle of vacating at a moment’s notice. If you have pets or children, that stress is multiplied. But buyers will be most interested in your home the first few weeks it’s on the market — so you need to hit the ground running and sell before your listing grows stale. “To sell a home quickly, it needs to show well, be marketed well, and priced correctly,” says Goran Forss, broker at Allison James Estates & Homes in Temecula, CA. If you need to sell your home in a hurry, these tried-and-true methods can help you get offers quickly that are close to (or even above!) your asking price.

1. Get a storage unit 2. Hire a professional to stage and photograph your home 3. Find the right real estate agent

These tips are useful for any home seller, but if you're in a hurry and want to sell your home quickly, following these tips will give you a better chance of getting offers.

While making the right moves on the inside of your home is important, the promotional side of things is essential as well. A recent blog from TheRedPin's shows you other steps to sell your home to save time and money. You can also take a look at the following video for more convenience.

7 Steps to selling your home

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Home selling can be a complicated process if you're unprepared and don't know what to do. The steps from the post above show that the process can be stress-free, if you get the right help from the right agents.

Once you've generated interest in your home, open houses and showings will be next. In the next post, Justin Havre answers some important questions about proper home showing:

Home Selling: How to Show Your Home

Buyers often want to look at homes in their off hours, which might mean that sellers are doing more showings on evenings and weekends than in the middle of the day on weekdays. However, sellers do have some control over the timing. Tell the seller estate agent of the best times for showings, and they will make an attempt to conform to those requirements. Be honest about the times you are available, so that you can have the home ready for any showing that is on the schedule. Keep your home in show-ready condition as much as you can, so that you only have to do spot-cleaning and picking up if you get a short notice of a showing.

Experts have mixed views about the benefit of an open house. Some people argue that an open house is a great way to start off your home selling ambitions with a bang, not a whimper. Others claim that open houses are just a good way for people to come in and rifle through your belongings. Ask your real estate agent about the wisdom of an open house in your area and season. An open house might have a bigger draw of potential buyers, especially if selling in your neighbourhood is slow at the moment. Read more...

Showing and staging your home the right way can give you a great advantage over competing homes. You'll need to take that opportunity to do it well as it can increase the chance of selling your home sooner and at a higher price.

Home selling is a tricky process, especially if you need to get sell quickly. Nevertheless, it is quite possible.

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The A-Team

RE/MAX® Fort McMurray's #1 Real Estate team of hard-working, talented REALTORS® who specialize in helping you successfully sell or buy.