Before you plan to sell your house, prepare your house. Do follow certain steps before selling. Do clean up your lawn and front entrance properly. A Well kept lawn will create a good impression. Remove dead limbs and debris from shrubs and trees. Paint, clean or strain the front door. Plant extra flowers, repair fences and touch up with paint or stain. Repair gutters and loose shingles. Replace cracked window panes and wash entire window. Do clean the interior of your house also. Clean the carpets, windows, mirrors, appliances, smudge properly. Tighten loose doorknobs, light switch plates and cabinet hinges. Repair sticking doors and windows.
Try to find out the true value of your home by comparing it with similar houses recently sold in your neighborhood. There are certain internet databases that will make your task easier. You can find the true value of your house with the help of internet databases. Consider closing fees, other selling costs, and the amount of cash you want after the sale. A buyer might be willing to pay more for your house if he or she can assume your current mortgage, or if you are prepared to provide seller financing. Home prices are higher in spring and summer. Be sure to list what items are not included in the sales of your home. In general, items that are bolted to a wall, floor or ceiling or attached by a pipe are included in the sale. Expensive chandeliers are usually bolted to the ceiling. When in doubt about the right price for your home, consider a real estate appraiser to put a value on the property.
Newspaper ads and Internet ads both require headlines that grab attention, a few lines to describe key features of the home and closing lines that get buyers to call. Low cost web sites will put multiple pictures of your house on the Internet. Use Internet ads in combination with local newspapers and neighborhood flyers.
Sell your own Home with an open house. Invite neighbors to have a look at your house. Tell them your home’s best points and what is the price?
Always make a counter offer when selling your own home. The buyer who offers less than your asking price can be encouraged to pay more or agree to other terms like accepting the house without repairs. Most Americans pay the posted price for everything from apples to televisions, but we bargain for certain things like automobiles and our homes. Buyers who are interested in the property will present the sales contract through real estate agents to sellers. Seller can accept the offer by signing it without changes. Make a counter-offer by crossing out any of the terms and writing in your own. For instance, you might cross out the offered price and write in a higher number. Present the potential buyer with an entirely new sales contract with your own terms and price.
Closing the deal and selling your own house. Buyers have the right to inspect your house. Pay attention! Every inspection is a potential deal killer.