Southern Real Estate Sales, Formerly Pointe South Real Estate Sales

Sprucing Up Your Home for Sale

Posted on May 17, 2014

6Let us be honest, no house for sale is ever perfect, but some are in better shape than others. Those are the homes that a Gulf Coast real estate agent dreams of, however they are not always a reality.

Although your home may not be a star listing, it still needs to attract a crowd and sell for the best possible price. So, how do you make your stand out in the market? The first thing you can do is clean. This also includes removing clutter. Your goal should be to eliminate anything that has potential to distract a buyer from the foundations of your home. If you are not sure what to toss, walk through your space with a real estate agent and get ready to pack as you go.

While staging and a fresh coat of paint will go a long way, these options are not always the most cost-effective ways to improve your home’s impression. That said, if your home is not perfect, price it accordingly. Pricing slightly below comparable listings can give your home an edge over the competition.

Perhaps the best thing you can do to help sell your home is be honest from the get-go. If buyers go in with false expectations, your home will only come across as a disappointment.

In the end, a savvy real estate agent can help you price and sell your home. Contact our group of Pensacola real estate agents today for a free consultation.


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