Selling Your Home Checklist

By: Stuart Chng

Selling Your Home Checklist &
Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

1) Decide whether you pay an agent to sell your house or you just do it by yourself. Paying a real estate agent lets you off the hook from massive phonecall volumes, repetitive introductions to sell your house, arrogant homebuyers, deep detailed research on correctly pricing your property, managing potential buyers terms and qualms and definitely buys you more leisure time for yourself and family. An agent will carry out all of business in correlation of your home selling checklist. You just hire an agent and pay him. But it will take some costs of course. So, it's up to you to pay a little effort or a bigger one.

2) Be a communicative and informed seller.
It is correlated with your promotion strategy. You can use serveral mediums to promote your home, such as direct SMSs to buyers, newspaper advertisings, pamphlets, DVDs, and property websites. Don't forget to put the reasonable and proper price for your house.

3) Get your house ready to sell by doing some preparations for your house exterior, interior, and appliances. Pay attention especially to the kitchen.

4) Get rid of unnecessary clutter; Unused and forgotten furniture and appliances.

5) Get familiar with financing terms, such as mortgage financing (bank lending rates, terms of loans and mortgage bankers contacts)

6) Get familiar with Negotiation Skills & Sales Processes
The sales process such as understanding the terms of a standard contract, what to do with an offer, how to commit buyers to a deal, etc. You should learn to do some offer approaching and all correlated with a legal transaction process.

7) Know about what you can improve or not in your house, such as interior, exterior and what you can not improve such as location, style, etc. That will assist you in reassuring and advising buyers who might be uncertain on particular issues.

8) Find some tips to buy a new house while you have sold your old one.

9) Decide for closing and settlement to a buyer.

10) Making moving plans.

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell
You should pay attention to these 10 Selling Your Home Checklist and carry out the steps with prudence. Alternatively you pay a realty agent to organize your home selling business, just let them carry out the points above. And your involvements in home selling will be simplified.

Property Tips
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 

» More on Property Tips
 



Share this article :
Click to see more related articles