First Time Home Seller Tips And Tricks

Dated: 09/26/2016

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When it comes to real estate tips and tricks, there are tons of great articles and content available for first time home buyers.  The same cannot be said about tips and tricks for first time home sellers.

When the decision is made by a first time home seller to list their home for sale, there is often a period of confusion.  Most first time home sellers have no idea where or how to start the home selling process.

It’s very important that first time home sellers understand what the home sale process entails, what costs are associated with selling a home, and many other very important aspects of the home selling process.

Before you sell your home for the first time, make sure you check out some of the most important first time home seller tips and tricks below. By following these tips and tricks, you will put yourself in a much better position to sell your first home and will make the home selling process seem rather easy!

Prepare Your Home For The Market

One of the biggest mistakes made by first time home sellers is that they do not know how to or understand how important it is to prepare a home for the open real estate market.  Before selling a home for the first time, it’s important you realize how important it is to make sure your home is show-ready as soon as it’s listed for sale.

One of the biggest suggestions for any first time home seller is having a home inspection completed before the house is listed for sale.  The likelihood that a home buyer will decide to have a home inspection is very strong.  Today’s home buyers are scared away from homes relatively easily and correcting problems that an inspector finds before listing your home for sale can greatly decrease the chance that a deal may fall apart due to a buyer getting scared off.

Another excellent way for a first time home seller to prepare their home for the market is by making low-cost home improvements before listing the home for sale.  Just a few of the most popular low-cost home improvements to consider making before selling your home for the first time include;

  • Freshly painting rooms

  • Professionally cleaning floors and/or carpeting

  • Replacing outdated light fixtures

  • Replacing outdated hardware on cabinetry

It’s important that first time home sellers understand the importance of making a great first impression on potential home buyers.  By not properly preparing a home for sale, a first time home seller could potentially be costing themselves thousands of dollars and also valuable time, in the event their home takes longer to sell.

Interested in selling your Gulf Coast home????

If you would like a FREE no obligation home evaluation please call me at 228-547-2774 to schedule your appointment or visit www.jason.powermarkproperties.com

POWERMARK PROPERTIES // Listing Specialist
EMAIL - jason@thadmcintyre.com
PHONE - (228) 547-2774 
 2436 Pass Rd Suite B Biloxi, MS 39531
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Jason Burgdorf

Mississippi Gulf Coast REALTOR® Jason Burgdorf loves a challenge, especially when it comes to his sellers wants, needs and desires becoming reality. Jason offers his clients more than real estate ex....

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