Tips For Selling A House Or Property In Less Time - Realtor Tips

Posted by admin 11/08/2016 1 Comment(s)

Selling houses in less time allows you to not only get money quicker but it allows you to get better reviews. Clients want you to turn their listings over quicker. How do you achieve shorter selling times though? Through tips that the best realtors use, here are some of the top tips for realtors to sell houses quicker.



Quality Real Estate Signs

Creating and utilizing quality real estate signs is critical in selling a house fast. A high quality real estate sign helps to improve the appearance of a listing. When you go to order your real estate signs do not cut corners because every potential buyer will see your sign. If you skimp on the quality of your signage you will have the opposite effect and your listing will take on a negative appearance.

Sprucing up the location of the real estate sign can also help. Placing flowers at the base, keeping the area free of debris and making sure the sign is unobstructed can go to keeping your sign noticeable.

Make The House Memorable

A key part to selling your listing is to make it more memorable than the others around it. A memorable listing sticks in people’s heads and causes them to remember it when they consider all of their options. It is wise to investigate what sells the best in the neighborhood because most renovations only recoup just over 50% of the cost of the project. 

Ensuring that the yard is in top condition, for example, does not cost you that much money. Regularly mowing the lawn while the listing is up, watering the flowers, and trimming bushes can make a major difference in the appearance of a listing. Even a fresh coat of paint can go a long way.

Use Available Marketplaces

Today’s world is all about the internet and properly utilizing the world wide web in the sale of your house can help it to sell quickly. There are a variety of websites available to realtors to submit their listings to, from Trulia to Craigslist, every listing database increases the chances that your home will sell rapidly. The current generation of home buyers, those 18-34 are the ones currently looking to purchase the most houses. These people are also the same ones that are most comfortable with using the internet to find homes for sale.

Clean and Declutter the Home Regularly

While it seems fairly logical that you need to declutter a home or condo in order to sell it, not everyone is following this commonplace practice about selling a home. A property will take a lot more time to sell if it is cluttered or unclean.  Make sure that before each showing the house in the most tip top level of cleanliness possible. If there is a large amount of clutter or unnecessary items in the house it might be wise to store the items at a storage facility so that it isn’t detracting from the listing.

Make The Deal Extra Good

Some realtors will work to sweeten the deal for a buyer. Adding a warranty to the house is a common tactic in order to solicit a quicker selling time. A one-year policy typically costs between 300 and 400 dollars. Giving credit towards the closing costs is also another common tactic to help make the sale look even better.

Being Flexible

As a real estate agent, you need to be flexible. It is important that you be flexible when looking to sell your listing and to work with the seller to ensure that they are flexible. Offers will come in and you might need to meet requests from potential buyers in order to sell the house quickly. You might also have to consider offers lower than your asking price.  Being flexible can help you get your listing sold rapidly.

Selling a home isn’t the easiest task in the world but it doesn’t have to be difficult. It is possible to sell your listing in less time utilizing the tips that we have laid forth in this article. If you have any additional tips to add to this list, leave them in the comments below and best of luck in selling all of your future listings!

1 Comment(s)

Sarah Smith:
01/09/2016, 10:16:11 AM

My husband and I want to sell our house by the end this month. Thanks for the advice about how you should make sure the house is memorable by making sure that everything is in top form. Another suggestion would be to make sure that you have a good real estate agent that has a high turnover rate.

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