Your home is more than an architectural structure. Often, it’s an extension of who you are – your personality, style and values. That’s why selling it can be an emotional experience.
When you authorize CENTURY 21 Nachman Realty to market your property, you put at your disposal the resources and talents of the world’s largest and most successful real estate organization.
Our Goal is to provide the experience, expertise, and aggressiveness to optimize your selling price – and minimize your time and inconvenience.
First: Setting the right price for your home is key to the home selling process. Quite simply, if a home is priced too low, you miss out on potential profit. If a home is priced too high, qualified buyers will look elsewhere.
Second: Staging your home is an important part of the sales process. Your CENTURY 21 Nachman Agent has been trained in presenting property in its most favorable light. Your property will be thoroughly reviewed and we will make recommendations on enhancing its salability.
Third: Make your home easily available for buyers to view. If possible, have the lights on and do what you can to make a warm and inviting atmosphere, which enhances the features of your home and allows the real estate agent to conduct the tour. Potential buyers usually feel more comfortable – and less pressured – when the owners are not present.
Following these 10 tips will help to add value to your home and increase your chances of a sale.
The Top 10 Tips to Add Value to Your Home
- Organize and Neutralize Your Space: Unclutter your house to make it look bigger and cleaner. Buyers need to be able to envision their own belongings in the home. Avoid using bright colors and too many personal effects.
- Clean: Detail your house room by room. Paint any trim or walls that need it. Have carpets professionally cleaned.
- Keep Your Lawn Green: Get your lawn in shape. A patchy lawn takes away from the home’s overall appearance. Edge the yard and add mulch to your flower beds or around shrubs.
- Update Kitchen Appliances: The kitchen is often the room that buyers gravitate toward first. An updated kitchen can help sell your home. You don’t have to remodel your kitchen to give it a new look. Updating your appliances to the current standard and replacing cabinet doors and hardware can make a big impact at a relatively low cost.
- Update Bathroom Fixtures: A little change can go a long way when it comes to the look of your bathroom. Updating simple fixtures such as your sink and faucet can give any outdated bathroom style.
- Buyers expect everything to work. It’s an important trust factor and worth the time and expense to make basic repairs.
- Repair the Gutter and Fence: Ensuring that your gutter is clean is crucial in protecting your home against water damage. Check the appearance of your fence.
- Light Up the Outside: An easy and inexpensive way to increase your home’s outdoor space is to add lighting. It makes it more appealing and safer.
- Store and Organize: Ample storage space is a plus, especially when it comes to garages and closets. Efficient closet structures can help keep your clothes organized and can save space.
- Offer a Home Warranty: This is another useful marketing tool, providing protection if an appliance or other covered item fails before or after closing. Home warranties are a relatively inexpensive way for a seller to add value to a property.
ATTENTION TO DETAIL
In today’s complicated business world, it’s important to follow routines and regulations in completing a sale. CENTURY 21 Nachman has experience in handling all of this. We will help monitor each of the steps necessary to finalize the sale of the property.
Successful negotiating encompasses the acquired ability to use certain skills and techniques to bring about coveted win-win results. Your CENTURY 21 Nachman Agent can help you stay focused, objective, and not let your emotions rule.
A home inspection is a professional, objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house, from the roof to the foundation. The inspection process usually takes two to three hours, during which time the house is examined from the ground up. It includes observation and, when appropriate, operation of the plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical, and appliance systems, as well as structural components, such as the roof, foundation, basement, exterior and interior walls, chimney, doors and windows.
Real estate settlement or closing is a process that concludes with the transaction that transfers ownership of the home. Typically proceeds will be dispersed once the deed is recorded at the courthouse.