Selling your house can be easy especially if you know what you’re doing. For a quick sale the right marketing strategy can make all the difference.
If you are in a situation where you need to sell quickly below are top 3 marketing strategies to follow:
One of the top and most important marketing strategies to selling a house is staging. While some people may think that staging could be masking flaws or making the house look “artificial”. This is not true. Staging is all about de-personalizing your house. It is about making it easier for potential buyers to picture themselves living in your space.
Staging is not just about arranging furniture or buying new appliances. It is also about de-cluttering, organizing and making your home presentable. You can either stage by yourself or you can ask your realtor to refer you to a good home stager. Doing the latter is advisable because experienced stagers know how to highlight your house’s assets so that buyers can immediately see why they should buy your property.
If you prefer to stage your house on your own, you need to be objective about it. This can be hard because homes are very personal to sellers. However, if you want to sell it quickly, consider working with an experienced stager.
House sellers and realtors today rely on the internet to help sell houses quickly. Most websites use pictures of the house so that buyers can see what it looks like. Since you want to make a good first impression, it is important to remember to upload good quality photographs of your house. The photographs need to highlight the positive aspects of your house.
You can photograph the house by yourself or you can always hire a photographer. Just like staging, it’s best to let the professionals do it. They will be able to show your house’s best feature and take high quality photos so that your house will look its best on real estate websites.
Real estate agents have different online and offline marketing strategies so that they can attract buyers quickly. Your realtor should go over these strategies with you so that you know what’s going on.
Good examples of offline strategies usually consist of word-of-mouth advertisement, flyers, posters and personal home viewing invitations. Many people don’t think these still work but they remain to be good marketing strategies. Door knocking for example might seem strange but it is not only effective, it is also a very inexpensive marketing strategy.
Many people are familiar with online marketing methods. Posting on social media for instance is a very effective way of getting attention. You can use online marketing strategies not only to advertise open homes but also to let prospective buyers know that you’re selling.
Real estate agents and house sellers need a balanced marketing approach. A good and well mapped strategy can help you sell your home quickly and for top dollar. Looking for options available to selling your house? Call the team at Gold Path Real Estate to discuss the options available to you. Better yet, get a no obligation home valuation to get an idea on what your home is worth before you start the selling process. Call today at 612-758-0071. Alternatively, click below to start now.