There are many mistakes that homeowners make when they’re selling their house that ends up with their property staying on the market for long periods of time. Once the home becomes complacent on the market and doesn’t attract any buyers, its value significantly decreases and leaves the owner with little to no choice but to sell it for a lower price. Here are some common mistakes made that you can avoid.
Your house should have curb appeal when you list it. You can have the most magnificent looking interior, with a fully-remodeled kitchen, but if the front of your house looks extremely unattractive, you’ll more likely scare away buyers then attract them.
When you list your property up for sale, you’re going to want to take as many pictures of your house as possible. There is a belief that the part of your home that is not photographed leaves something to be desired. Buyers will be more interested if they can take a “virtual” tour of your home. Take a look at other people’s listings to get an idea of what pictures they are taking, what angles they are using, and how decorative they get.
Don’t overvalue your home to more than it should be. Although it seems like you can make a significant profit out of your property, you’re taking a huge risk when you place your house at a high price. Don’t let your home depreciate on the market by quoting it for a ridiculous amount. Expect to see a load of lowball offers as well.
Bio: Kuba Jewgieniew is the CEO of Realty ONE Group, a dynamic lifestyle real estate brand that values finding ways to enhance your overall experience and boost your success.