Quick Fixes And Tips In Selling Your Home Fast From Veteran Remax Illinois Realtor Jeanne Dominguez

Many homeowners rely on selling their current home in order to purchase a new home while others need to sell their home fast due to a job loss, a job transfer, or other reasons.  There are some quick tricks in selling your home fast.

Advice To Home Sellers

The best advice I can give you in selling your home fast is to seek the advice of a trusted real estate professional who knows the area and is a full time veteran realtor who you can get along with and understand your needs.  The realtor you choose can advise you on how to window dress your home in order to selling your home fast.  Most of advise the realtor will give you will cost very little or have no cost at all.  The realtor might advise you to clean up clutter, do minor yard work, clean your windows, organize your garage, rearrange your furniture, and/or do some minor repairs or minor landscape.

Tips On Selling Your Home

  1. Make the Most of that First Impression A well-manicured lawn, neatly trimmed shrubs and a clutter-free porch welcome prospects. So does a freshly painted ? or at least freshly scrubbed ? front door. If it?s autumn, rake the leaves. If it?s winter, shovel the walkways. The fewer obstacles between prospects and the true appeal of your home, the better.
  2. Invest a Few Hours for Future Dividends Here?s your chance to clean up in real estate. Clean up the living room, the bathroom, the kitchen. If your woodwork is scuffed or the paint is fading, consider some minor redecoration. Fresh wallpaper adds charm and value to your property. If you?re worried about time, hire professional cleaners or painters to get your house ready. Remember, prospects would rather see how great your home really looks than hear how great it could look “with a little work.”
  3. Check Faucets and Bulbs Dripping water rattles the nerves, discolors sinks, and suggests faulty or worn-out plumbing. Burned out bulbs or faulty wiring leave prospects in the dark. Don?t let little problems detract from what?s right with your home.
  4. Don?t Shut Out a Sale If cabinets or closet doors stick in your home, you can be sure they will also stick in a prospect?s mind. Don?t try to explain away sticky situations when you can easily plane them away. A little effort on your part can smooth the way toward a closing.
  5. Think Safety Homeowners learn to live with all kinds of self-set booby traps: roller skates on the stairs, festooned extension cords, slippery throw rugs and low hanging overhead lights. Make your residence as non-perilous as possible for uninitiated visitors.
  6. Make Room for Space Remember, potential buyers are looking for more than just comfortable living space. They?re looking for storage space, too. Make sure your attic and basement are clean and free of unnecessary items.
  7. Consider Your Closets The better organized a closet, the larger it appears. Now?s the time to box up those unwanted clothes and donate them to charity.
  8. Make Your Bathroom Sparkle Bathrooms sell homes, so let them shine. Check and repair damaged or unsightly caulking in the tubs and showers. For added allure, display your best towels, mats, and shower curtains.
  9. Create Dream Bedrooms Wake up prospects to the cozy comforts of your bedrooms. For a spacious look, get rid of excess furniture. Colorful bedspreads and fresh curtains are a must.
  10. Open up in the Daytime Let the sun shine in! Pull back your curtains and drapes so prospects can see how bright and cheery your home is.
  11. Lighten up at Night Turn on the excitement by turning on all your lights – both inside and outside – when showing your home in the evening. Lights add color and warmth, and make prospects feel welcome.
  12. Avoid Crowd Scenes Potential buyers often feel like intruders when they enter a home filled with people. Rather than giving your house the attention it deserves, they’re likely to hurry through. Keep the company present to a minimum.
  13. Watch Your Pets Dogs and cats are great companions, but not when you’re showing your home. Pets have a talent for getting underfoot. So do everybody a favor: Keep Kitty and Spot outside, or at least out of the way.
  14. Think Volume Rock-and-roll will never die. But it might kill a real estate transaction. When it’s time to show your home, it’s time to turn down the stereo or TV.
  15. Relax Be friendly, but don’t try to force conversation. Prospects want to view your home with a minimum of distraction.
  16. Don’t Apologize No matter how humble your abode, never apologize for its shortcomings. If a prospect volunteers a derogatory comment about your home’s appearance, let your experienced RE/MAX  realtor Jeanne Domiguez handle the situation.
  17. Keep a Low Profile Nobody knows your home as well as you do. But RE/MAX Illinois realtor Jeanne Domiguez  knows buyers – what they need and what they want.  Illinois veteran RE/MAX realtor Jeanne Dominguez will have an easier time articulating the virtues of your home if you stay in the background.
  18. Don’t Turn Your Home into a Second-Hand Store When prospects come to view your home, don’t distract them with offers to sell those furnishings you no longer need. You may lose the biggest sale of all.
  19. Defer to Experience When prospects want to talk price, terms, or other real estate matters, let them speak to Illinois RE/MAX realtor Jeanne Dominguez.
  20. Help Your Agent  Your realtor will have an easier time selling your home if showings are scheduled through his or her office. You’ll appreciate the results!

Jeanne Dominguez Is The Realtor Of Choice If You Are Thinking Of Selling  Or Buying A Home In The Will County and Chicagoland Area

If you are thinking of selling or purchase a home in the Will County, Illinois or Chicagoland Area, contact veteran Illinois Realtor Jeanne Dominguez.  You can visit her at www.jeannedominguez.com .  Jeanne Dominguez is also a premier Realtor at www.zillow.com .

I have worked with Jeanne Dominguez and I can bank that you will not meet any realtor like Jeanne Dominguez who really truly has the clients best interest at heart and who takes charge and make sure the deal does not only just close but closes in time.  Jeanne Dominguez is alos a CERTIFIED DISTRESSED PROPERTY EXPERT, where not too many realtors have this disntinguished prestigious hard to get certification.

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