Having a well thought out asking price will bring a lot of interest to your home in College Station. However, you’ll want to employ some additional tactics to really appeal to buyers. Ready to make your home memorable and primed for a quick sale?
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Appeal To Buyers By Increasing Curb Appeal
The initial feeling a person gets when they walk up to the front door will play a big role on the number of offers you receive.
First, you can make some small changes to the front yard. With a small budget, you can make these changes yourself. Have the trim touched up, the mailbox painted, and plant some flowers near the walkway. Make the yard look nice by keeping it free of bikes and personal items, and hide the trash cans.
In addition, keep the backyard neat and tidy, with both areas nicely landscaped and well maintained. By setting up furniture in an inviting and welcoming manner, you can make your backyard more elegant. Let the prospective buyers see themselves hosting friends and family in the backyard. It’s also nice to add flowers and pretty plants, but make sure that doing so won’t require too much maintenance.
Know that your buyers will prefer their own upgrades, so don’t spend too much money adding a new patio or deck, because you will be unable to recover the cost.
Making your home warm and inviting should be what your goal, and you can do this by adding a few personal touches, but make sure they appeal universally.
For instance, you can use a couple of bold statement pieces for decoration and put some interesting books on the shelves. However, don’t have too many personal photographs on display, or paperwork laying around.
You don’t want the buyers to feel like they’re intruding your home, but instead to feel like they could be in their own home.
You don’t want to cause distractions with clutter or dishes in the sink. You want to keep your home really clean, though it might require lot of work from you and your family. You also want to 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.
Appeal To Buyers By Setting The Mood
Getting an offer does not depend only on what potential buyers see with their eyes, but also what they feel. Think about the feeling they will have when they walk in through the front door. Make them feel comfortable by ensuring that the light is beautiful and by playing soft music in the background.
Light a candle that smells of fresh bread, or something warm and soothing.
Keep your choice of color neutral, using pops of color in your throw pillows and other decorations. Your buyer will be able to imagine the way they want to set up the room if you use a neutral color. Remember that our color taste is different, so if you choose a bright and overpowering wall color, your buyer may be off-put by it.
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