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seller fiancing a home - is it your best option?

2 Things You Can Do To Put Your Best Foot Forward When Selling A House

by Dan Vasquez

If you are trying to sell a house you are probably wondering what you can do to speed up the process and ensure that you get what you believe you deserve out of the house. There are some people who are able to sell their house in a matter of days, while others have their house sit on the market for months. There are some factors that you can't always control, like location, but for the most part, you should be able to speed up the process by using these great tools. Here are some things you need to know about real estate.

1. Take Great Pictures

One of the biggest downfalls at the very beginning is not getting good enough pictures taken of the property. You might think that simply taking some pictures on you smart phone and uploading them to some real estate sites will be enough. You are doing yourself a great disservice if you don't get professional photos taken. The way the furniture is laid out, the lighting and time of day when the pictures are taken, and the angle of the camera all play a critical role in the quality of the photos. If the photos don't do the house justice, then you are very unlikely to get people into the home to even look at it. You might have the best house on the market, but if the pictures don't drive traffic, then you won't sell it.

2. Focus On The First Impression

People don't come and do a trial run in your home before they buy it, they simply walk through it. They look at it and go on their gut feeling. This is why it is important that you focus on what the first impression is. If the yard is overgrown, if there is paint chipping, if there is a weird smell or sign of pets, you are less likely to get an offer. It like dating, you need to put your best foot forward when you have someone come and look at the house. This is why you should always make sure you are doing everything that you can to make the house look nice.

Some tips are to clean up the clutter and get out any excess. In fact, most agents suggest that you clear out a part of your closets so they are only half full. Remove toys and pets from the house, and have vacuum lines in the carpet.

By knowing these things you will be able to sell your house faster.