Effective marketing will help ensure that your property receives maximum exposure to attract a ready, willing and able buyer (CLICK HERE to review the Hereda Team marketing difference). But the appearance and overall condition of your home contributes to a buyer's crucial first impressions. Appearance and condition apply to the outside of the home as well as the inside.
First, lets discuss curb appeal. Here is your homework: Stand across the street from your house and review its “curb appeal.” If you were a homebuyer pulling up to your home, what would you think? Does it make you want to take the next step and go inside? If someone drove by and saw your For Sale sign would the outside appearance make them call or go online to get more information or schedule a showing appointment? First impressions are everything and you want to be sure that you are putting your best foot forward.
Here are some tips to improve your curb appeal:
Next, lets discuss Interior Appeal. Here is your homework: After looking at your curb appeal, walk into your home with the inquisitive eyes of a home-buyer. Try to see your home as a buyer would, and take action accordingly. Does it feel cluttered or spacious? Are there a lot of personal items around? Does it feel clean or dirty? How does it smell? Is the paint and flooring in good condition? Is it dark or bright?
While first impressions begin at the curb, they do not stop at the front door. Here are some tips to consider for the interior of your home:
Finally, here are a few other important reminders and suggestions:
Follow these tips to minimize your home’s days on market and maximize your financial result! CLICK HERE to get the listing process started.