Selling Your Home? 2 Tips To Get It Off The Market Faster

6 September 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog


It can take time to sell a home, especially if you do not do it right. If you have your home up for sale, your real estate agent can be valuable to you. Besides this, there are things you can do to help your home sell quicker, two of which are listed below

Home Staging

A home stager can dress up your home to make it more appealing to potential buyers. The home stager will come to your home and walk through each room to determine the changes that need to be made. One of the first things they will ask you to do is to get rid of any clutter. People are there to see your home, not your family photos sitting on the mantel. Let them see what they are looking for by removing any obstacles.

The home stager may be able to work with your existing furnishings by making a few tweaks. For example, they may put some new pillows on the sofa and all beds. If your current furnishings are not in good shape, the home stager can bring in new furnishings temporarily.

The stager may clean the carpets and touch up paint on walls, ceilings, and cabinets.

3D Scan

Advertise your home to everyone, not just people that live in your area. There may be out-of-state buyers looking for a home in your area. One way you can help them view your home is by setting up a 3D scan. With this, the potential buyers can "walk" through every room in your home while sitting in front of their computer.

You can hire a company to set up the system for you. The company will set up a camera on a tripod. The camera spins around and scans the entire room in all the rooms in your home.

Using 3D scans can benefit not only out-of-town buyers but buyers in your area as well. Many people would rather view a home from inside their home before they go out and about. This saves them and you a lot of time. It also reduces a lot of foot traffic in your home.

Talk to your real estate agent about these two options. They likely are familiar with using them and can help you get in touch with the right people. Your agent can give you other ideas on how to get your home off the market quicker.