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Important tips for a first-time homeseller

On Behalf of | Jul 10, 2018 | Real Estate Transactions |

Selling your home for the first time can be exciting, stressful and upsetting all wrapped into one. You are moving on from your very first home with your spouse or partner and finding a new place to live. This can be difficult emotionally for all of you, especially if you have children. Here are some important tips for those who are selling their home for the first time in Fort Lauderdale.

One of the most important things you need to do is choose the appropriate price for your home when putting it on the market. You cannot let your emotions and memories get in the way of how you price your home. Many first-time homesellers set too high of a price, which causes their home to sit on the market for months.

You need to stage the home appropriately when putting it on the market. Consider removing half of the furniture in the home so it doesn’t appear too cluttered. You should also apply a fresh paint of coat to walls, doors and woodwork that is scrapped, dinged or marked.

Do some research into the Fort Lauderdale market to figure out the best day to put your home on the market. The day your home premieres on the market can make or break how well the open house goes in terms of drumming up interest from potential buyers.

All listings are now posted online. Make sure the information shared online is 100 percent accurate. If not, correct it immediately so no one is turned off by what they are reading.

Now that you know what it takes to sell your first home, you need to put these tips to work for you in Florida. You will want to get the most value for your home as possible so you can use that money for your new residence.