Looking to sell your home quickly? Even in today’s seller’s market, it typically takes a little over two months to sell a house from listing to closing. Here’s your guide to getting an offer, signing a deal, and moving through your home sale quickly.
Cleaning is the first step in any successful sale. If the house looks clean, it’ll be more attractive to buyers. This means that if you have been letting dust accumulate under furniture, or have had pet stains on carpets, now is the time to get them cleaned!
Fixing can make a big difference in how fast a house sells. A few small fixes can go a long way toward making a buyer feel like they are getting their money’s worth. These include fixing squeaky doors, worn-out carpet, and even minor cosmetic issues like chipped paint.
3. Staging and Adding Curb Appeal
Sellers should spend time sprucing up their homes’ interiors and exteriors before listing them. Home staging is crucial to selling a house quickly.
Your home’s exterior should be neat, clean, and inviting. You should trim overgrown bushes, weeds, and trees. Make sure there are no spiders or webs hanging around the door. Keep the pathway clear. Sweep up any debris from the porch. Replace broken lights or mailboxes, paint the front door, and plant flowers.
4. Pre-listing Inspection
Besides cleaning & staging, you can help speed up the process by getting a pre-listing inspection. This will reveal any unknown issues that you can fix ahead of time. And, if you get a good inspection report, you can use it to show buyers that an inspection has already been completed with no issues.
Pricing is the last thing you should do before listing your house. You don’t want to overprice your house, but you also don’t want to price it too low either. Find a good balance between these two extremes. Take into account things like location, condition, and amenities.
6. Hire an Agent
Hiring a professional real estate agent means having someone who knows how to sell houses fast. Their experience helps you get through the process as smoothly as possible.
Team Melton has over 50 combined years of real estate experience to assist you through every step of the process. Contact us today to get started on selling your home!