When you find your family is growing and your current home is no longer suitable for you and your family, and the housing market is also in your favor, now is the best time to sell and relocate. After seeing these conditions, you would undoubtedly want to sell your home as early as possible.
However, much like anything else, selling and buying a home in Canada needs some planning. So, if you’re looking to sell your house quickly, keep reading. Here are some suggestions for preparing your home for sale.
Reliable Estate Agent
When planning to sell your house, make sure you find and hire the right estate agent because the wrong one will ruin your selling experience and leave you with a loss. While on other hand, your selling experience will be greatly influenced by the estate agent who offers excellent service, is attentive, diligent, and knowledgeable about the region.
A good real estate agent would have all of the market information, including current housing market prices and knowledge of the neighborhood’s safety and security.
It’s also a good idea to get a second opinion on the worth of your home from other estate agents so you can choose the right one.
The Right Price
Never take the first deal that comes your way. Often look for properties that are similar to yours in terms of area, scale, and structure to get a sense of pricing. Also, request documentation from the estate agent to back up their recommendation for the specified asking price.
Have All Of The Required Documents On Hand:
During the sale process, your estate agent may need relevant papers of your home, so keep them on hand so you can provide them if your estate agent requests them.
Subsidence assurances, party wall agreements, tax bills, and utility bills, land registry titled documents, permits for past renovation work, and building regulation completion certificates are some of the documents that may be required during the sale process.
Begin the decluttering process now would prevent you from having to rush to get rid of things correctly at the last minute. Donate or get rid of something you don’t need. Essential objects that you use on a regular basis can be packed away in small boxes and stored in a closet when not used. Consider this a quick way to get started with your packing.
Deep clean your home in such a way that it shines brightly. Washing windows, scrubbing sidewalks and the exterior, re-caulking showers and toilets, and polishing water taps and mirrors are all examples of deep cleaning.
Clean your bathrooms and kitchens completely, as these are the main areas of interest for visitors to your house. During the sale process, in general, keep your home clean on a regular basis.
It is said that the first impression is the last impression, and the same is true for your home. A buyer won’t bother looking inside your home if the exterior doesn’t appeal to the buyer, no matter how clean it is on the inside.
Paint the fence, keep flower pots at the entrance, and keep the garden well-kept to make your exterior appealing. When a buyer comes in, they must feel safe and welcomed.
Photographs of your home that are professional, elegant, and of high quality are an essential part of the sale process. Before taking photos, make sure your rooms are clean, your living room is tidy, and your kitchen and bathroom are clutter-free.
All of these elements entice potential customers online.
If you’ve considered all of these factors and are ready to sell or buy a home in Ontario, please contact us. We are always available to assist you in the sale process, ensuring that you make the best decision possible.