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Starting the process of selling a house can be daunting and stressful, but following a few simple tips and tricks can make it easier for both the seller and buyer.

Doing your research before choosing an agent: 

It is essential to do proper research before choosing an agent as this will determine how smooth the process is for you. Having an agent eliminates the guesswork and ensures a favorable deal for you. It is, however, important to discuss your agent’s standard real estate commission beforehand and to make sure everyone is on the same page.

Staging is key to selling your house fast:

Staging your house is a technique used by many sellers to design and set up your house for the sole purpose of appealing to potential buyers. Staging a home allows potential buyers to envision themselves living in that space. Home staging experts suggest using neutral colors and approaching the staging process with a neutral mindset. Your style may be complimenting your personality and making your house a home for you, but while selling your house appealing to the potential buyers’ imagination is key.

Pricing your home accurately:

One of the main components potential buyers consider while buying a house is their budget and the worth of their money. Hiring an agent experienced in dealing with similar properties as yours makes this aspect of the process uncomplicated.

Get professional pictures taken: 

In today’s digitally driven world, pictures and videos are the first things people get to see in the listing of your house. Therefore, they are a deciding factor for potential buyers to schedule a showing. Pictures taken professionally, and at the right time, that highlight the best aspects of your home are important in the process of selling your home as fast as possible.

Time it right:

Choosing the best day to list your house on the market is also an important component of the process. This period will depend upon factors such as your local community, weather, the time of the year and the state of your current real estate market. The basic idea behind this is that you get one chance to present your home on its first day in the market, so make sure to make it count.

Do not hide major problems: 

Getting your house inspected before listing it can aid the seller in avoiding hidden surprises. If your property has any major problems, be sure to get them fixed before putting your house on the market or mention them to your buyers beforehand. Problems such as water and electricity connections, termite infestation and flooding basement, to name a few, will be uncovered during the buyer’s inspection. If a seller attempts to hide these issues, they face the risk of losing more than half of their potential buyers as well as dampening their reputation.

The first impression is the last impression:

Making the buyer’s experience an unforgettable one right from the beginning is the way to successfully closing a deal. making sure your front lawn is inviting with mowed grass, and fresh flowers can leave a lasting impression on the buyers. Staying updated with the season and holidays i.e. decorating your house for fall, summer, spring, Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc. also allows the buyers to visualize themselves living in that space.