Putting a lot of thought into your asking price will set you up for success when selling your house. However, you’ll need to implement some other strategies in order to be truly successful. Ready to make your home memorable and primed so you can sell your house fast in San Antonio?
Appeal To Buyers By Increasing Curb Appeal
The initial feeling a potential buyers gets when they pull up to the house will play a big role not only on the number of offers you receive but also on how potential buyers feel about the rest of the house.
The landscaping of the front yard is going to be most important, so start there, and You can do most things on your own, for a relatively small budget. Touch up the trim, paint the mailbox, power wash the drive way, and plant some flowers near the walkway. Hide your trash cans and keep the yard picked up and free of bikes and personal items that can be left out.
In addition, keep the backyard neat and tidy, with both areas nicely landscaped and well maintained. You can spruce up the backyard by setting up the furniture in an inviting and welcoming manner. Let the prospective buyer be able to imagine themselves in the backyard, hosting friends and family. Adding pretty plants and flowers can be wonderful, just don’t make the area seem too high maintenance.
Don’t spend excessive amounts of money adding a whole new patio or deck. You won’t be able to recover the cost, and most potential buyers would prefer to upgrade on their terms.
You want your home and living spaces to be warm and inviting. A few personal touches are great, but keep them universally appealing.
For example, decorate with a couple of bold statement pieces, and put some interesting books on the shelves. However, don’t have too many personal photographs on display or paperwork laying around.
The idea is to make the potential buyer feel as if they could be in their own home, not intruding upon yours.
You don’t want people to be distracted by clutter, or see dishes in the sink. While it might be a lot of work for you and your family, you will want to get your home extremely clean and keep it that way until you move. Clear shelves and desk spaces of personal items. Keep food in your cabinets, not out on counters. And make sure the bathroom vanities are always free of personal effects, keeping your belongings out of sight and in the medicine cabinet. Take advantage of your under-the-sink cabinet spaces.
Appeal To Buyers By Setting The Mood
There is more to getting an offer than what the potential buyers see with their eyes. You have to think about how they will feel when they walk in the front door. Make sure the lighting is beautiful and play some calm and uplifting music in the background to make people feel comfortable and at ease.
Light a candle that smells of warm vanilla sugar or something warm and soothing.
Keep your color pallet neutral, using pops of color in your throw pillows and other decorations. Using a neutral pallet will allow a potential home buyer to imagine how they would set up the room. A bright and overpowering wall color can be off-putting to someone with different taste.
And if this is too much…
Does all of this seem like a lot? There are cash home buyers (like us!) who will help you sell your house fast in San Antonio. We will make you a fair all-cash offer on your home so you don’t have to go through all of this maintenance and staging. We wouldn’t mind it if you lit a nice smelling candle when we came by to look at the house, but that’s not going to be the deciding factor on us buying your home! We will buy your house in its as-is condition! See what other people are saying about their house-selling experience with us.
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