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What are the best tips for selling your home?

On Behalf of | Dec 6, 2021 | Real Estate Law |

If you have your mind set on moving, you will want to sell your Oregon home. However, if you’re not a real estate expert, you may not know where to begin. These are a few of the best tips on selling.

Get an inspection first

Anytime you plan on selling your house, you should have an inspection done first. You want to ensure that the home is livable before putting it on the market. An inspection can increase your chances of making a sale and increase prospective buyers who might be interested.

Don’t go crazy with upgrades

While it’s acceptable to make upgrades to the house before you sell, it’s important not to get too crazy. If you upgrade too much, it can cost you more money than you should spend. Concentrate on upgrades that are essential. If your home needs a fresh coat of paint, take care of that. Small upgrades can make a huge difference.

Set the right price

A huge part of real estate sales is to set the right price. You can find out how much homes in your area are worth and go from there. Avoid overpricing as it can lead to a lack of interested prospective buyers. You want to choose the best price and work with a real estate agent.

Focus on lighting

Maximizing the lighting in your home is a great way to attract buyers. Open the drapes, curtains or blinds, clean your windows and update your light fixtures and lamps to showcase the light. Doing this shows people that your home is bright and cheery and can make it more attractive, which can drive sales.

Choose the right real estate agent

Be selective about the real estate agent you choose to work with. You want someone who knows the neighborhood, knows the multiple listing service or MLS, and has the right level of experience and technology tools at their disposal to help you sell your home.

These tips can help you sell your house faster.