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3 Steps to Immediately Increase Your Property’s Value

Posted by RCPAP on March 5, 2013
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How can you immediately make your house more appealing and more sellable to buyers? In this article, we’ll go over 3 steps to quickly make your house the most attractive house possible to get the highest offer. By the end of this article, you’ll have a great idea of how to increase the perceived value of your home, so you can get the fastest sale for the highest price.
Step #1 – The Landscaping
The landscaping is an often overlooked part of creating an appealing look for your house. The front yard is the first impression a buyer gets of your home.
Imagine what the buyer would think if your garden were poorly kept or in shambles? It’s likely the buyer would assume the house itself was equally uncared for.
On the other hand, imagine if your garden was in pristine condition. Again, the buyer would assume the house has been kept very well and is in tip top shape.
Step #2 – Make Moderate Repairs
Everything that needs to be repaired should be repaired. Heating, electricity and water should all be in working condition.
Furthermore, it’s important to fix, replace or clean the following areas:
Any grime on tiles
Appliances that don’t look new or clean
Windows or blinds that don’t look new or clean
Have your carpet steam cleaned
Paint your walls or door frames if they look old
If the counter tops or cabinets are old, consider replacing them before listing
Although it’s common for sellers to under-repair their homes prior to listing, it’s also common to over repair. One of the best ways to know just what to do and what not to do is to …
Step #3 – Work with a Real Estate Agent
Working with a real estate agent will do two things to help make your house more sellable.
1)Your real estate agent will have a great idea of how to make your house more appealing to buyers. They’ll know exactly how to stage your house, exactly what repairs to make and how to present the house in a way that makes buyers instantly want that house.
2)Your real estate agent will know how to market your house. They’ll know how to get more interested buyers to your house and how to “sell” the house to them.
It’s important to have a real estate agent who’s both local and that you know you can trust. If you don’t already have a real estate agent in the area, feel free to give me a call at 404 374 1620 or send me an email at craig@pauldingandpolk.com to discuss how we can sell your house for the best possible price.

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