7 Steps to Selling your Home this Christmas

Selling Houses Holidays
Selling Houses Holidays
Selling Houses Holidays

The Christmas period is here again and different people have different items on their wishlist. Some have the newest gadgets, others have lands and some even want to own homes by 2019.

If you have a property which you wish to sell, this is the best time to boost it because there are individuals who are dreaming of becoming property owners this yuletide. How do you boost your property to ensure you sell it by next year? Here is a guide to help you sell your home this Christmas.

  1. Price the home right – A lot of agents and property owners do not take into cognizance the location or the number of bedrooms before setting up a price. The first thing to do when you decide to sell a property is to engage the services of a valuer who will be able to determine the actual price of the home. Never sit in your home to determine the price of the property; employ the services of the experts.
  2. Boost your property – When the idea strikes you to sell the property, make sure you make the house look more look beautiful. If the paint is peeling off, look for the right colours to make the building look nicer. If there is a garden in the house, this is the time to employ the services of a gardener to put it in better shape. You can include all those charges in the price of the building.
  3. Beautify both the interior and the exterior of the house – The interior of the room is very important when you decide to put the property on the market. This is when you start packing all the junk from your room. Put all items you will not need into a box and out of the way of prospective buyers. Do not wait for customers to start walking into your home before you start packing items. De-cluttering the room makes the room look bigger and more spacious.
  4. List the property on meqasa.com– After you beautify the house, list the property on the best online place in Ghana, meqasa. This will help you generate leads for your properties. Listing the property on an online platform like Jumia House will allow people all over the world to view your properties. Learn the etiquette and be nice to people who call to find out about the property you have listed online.
  5. Upload very good photos – When you upload properties on the website, make sure you include very good pictures which will entice house-hunters and bring them to view your home. Very good photos include ones taken with a good camera during the day of both the interior and the exterior of the house. Take a lot of photos and upload the good ones. Seek the opinion of others before you even upload the photos.
  6. Prepare the house for viewing. Prepare yourself too! – As you put the property on the market, be prepared for people who would like to view the property. Some people would like to view the home during the day, over the weekend and even at night. If possible prepare a few days for the viewing of the property. When people call about viewing your property, do not invite them till you are certain the house is in top shape.
  7. Be ready with all the facts – Different people with varied questions will be coming to view the home so it will be best you have answers ready for every question they likely to ask. Be ready to answer questions like the age of the home, the number of rooms, the neighbourhood and be ready with the valid documents of the house you have put on the market. Prepare yourself to offer advice too!

 

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