Today, we will be presenting you some of the most common (and awful) mistakes to avoid when selling your property.
It’s common knowledge that selling a house is not an easy task, mostly because the process is pretty different from other financial transactions. Therefore it’s not complicated for a seller to sabotage his own work.
4 Mistakes to Avoid When Putting Your House on the Market
Not staging the house
Proper staging will make the buyer feel how it will be like to live in the property
Staging must be a rule because the benefits from it are so many that is disappointing to know that a lot of people don’t care enough about this. A correctly staged home can help to appreciate the spaces in a better way, (even the smaller ones) to help the buyers (and the seller) to walk easily, and to not distract them with useless items spread around the house.
On the other hand, keeping the property empty can present some challenges to imagine the space as comfortable as it should be. Of course, a correct layout of the elements helps to motivate the prospective buyer to think of himself living in there (which is exactly what we want!).
Using bad photos to promote the house
Professional photography makes a huge difference in the buyer’s first impression of the property.
Professional photos can help to increase interest in the property. They can help you reach a professional look of the house and seller; and of course, they help to get more and better offers.
To be emotionally tied to the sale
It is important to point out that a house is, as any other element in the same case, a product for sale. Letting the house go for the correct price, at the right time can help us avoid extra costs like mortgage, insurance, taxes, maintenance, etc. Sometimes, even a lower offer represents a better option to not elevate the costs.
To be on your own to sell the house
Even if the owners of the property know the advantages of having a professional seller, sometimes they prefer to sell the house by themselves to avoid paying a commission. What those owners don’t think about is that they are losing the guidance that only a professional can provide, like legislation, processes, dealing with the client, etc.
Do you know any other mistakes to avoid when selling your property? Experience is always helpful! Consult with your real estate agent and get on the path towards a successful transaction!