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  • Writer's pictureAbdulgafar Asimi

WHAT TO AVOID WHEN SELLING A HOME – A FIRST TIME APPROACH


Selling your home, especially when you have not done that before can be surprisingly time -consuming and challenging. With no experience and a complex, emotional transaction on your hands, it’s easy for first time home seller to make some mistakes but with a little know-how, many of these mistakes can be avoided. Read on to get more of this… ❗Do not get yourself involved emotionally – you rather take yourself as a home seller (businessman) rather than a home owner. This appearance will not only help you to achieve a better price, it will also help you to distance yourself emotionally as the owner. ❗Try as much as possible to hire and Agent – trying to sell you home especially if you haven’t done such before is properly ill advised. A good agent will help you to set a fair and competitive selling price and help to interact directly with the prospective buyers. Also, agents are familiar with all the paperwork involved in real estate transactions and can help make the process smoothly. ❗Do not set an unrealistic price – setting the right asking price is a key considering the comparative market analysis. Don’t worry too much about setting a low price because, it will generate multiple offers and mid the price to the true market value. Low price will eventually generate extra interest in your listening. ❗Do not expect to get your asking price – note that every smart buyer will negotiate and if you want to complete the sale, you have to play the game. Given room for negotiation with give the buyer impression that he is getting a good value. ❗Don’t try to hide significant problems – hiding important problems of the property will affect the value at the point of inspection. Remember if you dont fix the problem ahead, you will end up turning away many buyers ❗Try to prepare your home for sale in terms of neatness and we’ll attractive to prospectives – getting ride of any odors will also help you make a good impression on buyers. You either hire a professionals or do it yourself ❗Try as much as possible to welcome any prospective buyers, you never can tell who will eventually buy For this and more, follow us @ asgafng Blog Facebook Twitter Linkden Google+ Nairaland IG YouTube


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