Selling your home is a significant milestone, and making the best impression during showings can make all the difference in attracting potential buyers. From the moment they step through the door, every detail matters. The way you present your home can sway a buyer’s decision and set the stage for a successful sale. In this blog post, we’ll explore valuable insights and tips on how to showcase your home at its absolute best during showings.
Make it light and bright:
Make lighting in your home the “welcome sign” for home buying prospects. Please turn on all the exterior and interior lights, including accent and picture lights.
Avoiding the crowds:
If there are too many people around during a showing, potential buyers will feel like intruders and want to hurry through your home. Take a nice drive or walk with the kids during the showing.
Have all your tv’s turned off – stereo’s too. Or put on soft, classical music. Let Andrea and your prospective buyers talk calmly without having to yell over any noise.
Having pets around the home
Is wonderful, except when showing your home. Can Spotty and Tigger go for a drive, too?
This is not a social call:
If you’re present, be courteous and friendly, but don’t force conversation with potential buyers. They’re there to inspect your house, not to be social. Let Andrea show your home and do all the talking.
Nor is it a garage sale:
Don’t try to sell potential buyers any of the furnishings that you don’t want to take with you. They haven’t even bought your house yet. It could jeopardize the sale.
Trust Andrea to do it right:
Let Andrea negotiate with the buyers about price, terms, possession date, etc. She has the knowledge and experience necessary to get YOU the best deal.
Remember, presenting your home is about helping buyers envision themselves living in the space. By decluttering and creating an inviting atmosphere, you’re not only enhancing your home’s appeal but also increasing its value. The effort you put into preparing your home for showings is an investment in achieving a faster sale at the price you deserve. So, follow these tips and you’re one step closer to a successful home sale.
Contact Andrea for more guidance on a successful sale of your home:
Andrea B. Reeves
Ashe County’s Home Selling Expert