Selling your home can be stressful. Should you do an open house or not? Although an open house doesn’t always lead to a sale, it’s a great way to get your home out into the public eye. The more people that see your home, the better. Here are some open house tips for sellers.
Hire a Realtor
Hiring a Realtor will not only take off the normal selling stresses, but it will make your open house run much smoother. Let them take care of all the potential buyers and home tours. With over 30 years in the industry, I’ve done many open houses. Learn more about me and my experience to see if I’d be a good fit for what you’re looking for! CLICK HERE.
Whether it’s a date, a job interview or even an open house, first impressions play a big role! If buyers don’t like the look of your home from the outside, you’re going to be hard-pressed to get them past the front door. Make the front of your home (and the front entry) look amazing! Get them in the door just because your home and front yard look stunning!
Want to make the inside of your home look more amazing? Check out these few easy home improvement projects to get your home to really stand out. CLICK HERE.
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Clean and Declutter
Cleaning is something you ABSOLUTELY HAVE TO DO! Make sure there’s no dirt on the floor or grime on the counters. Do a thorough deep cleaning and make sure to declutter everything. Start decluttering now to help make the process easier when you get closer to the actual open house day.
You want to some furniture in your home to help potential buyers envision the space, but you want to stay minimal with this. Don’t clutter up the space with several pieces of large furniture, and don’t have shelves and walls filled. Leaving empty spaces is important too. The more open space, the bigger your home will look, which is what buyers want!
I’ll help you know how much furniture to keep and how much to do away with.
You want anyone and everyone to know your home is for sale. The more people who know about it the better as you’re more likely to find an interested buyer, or even several. The more interested parties there are, the better deal you could get on your home.
I’ll market your home to everyone I know. I not only put a sign in the yard and list your property on the MLS, but I also put it on all my social media platforms (with over 1,500 followers) AND syndicate your listing to over 100 top REAL ESTATE SEARCH SITES. We’ll get as many people seeing your home as possible!
IN ADDITION… check out “CHUCK’S 10-STEP NEW-LISTING MARKETING BLAST” for the first 10-days of the listing period.
Adding a bouquet (or two) of fresh flowers is always a good idea. It adds some color and a fresh look, smell and feel to your home.
Baking cookies isn’t a bad idea either. Who doesn’t love the home smell (and taste) of freshly-baked cookies?!
Once you’re home is looking GORGEOUS, it’s time for you to leave! Take the pets and family and go spend the day doing something fun. Let me worry about the open house!
I know this list can look overwhelming, but I promise it’s not as bad as it looks. I’ll help you throughout the entire process, and we’ll get your home looking AMAZING!
CALL/TEXT me today, and let’s get started! 480-329-7489
For other open house tips, check out these articles:
U.S. News & World Report: “14 Steps to a Flawless Open House”
Bankrate: “8 Tips for a Successful Open House”
Realtor.com: “10 Tips to Prepare Your Home for an Open House”