4 Tips for Selling Your Home in San Francisco

  • Bonnie Spindler
  • 03/1/16

Putting Your Home Up for Sale? Here Are 4 Tips to Consider

Selling your home, especially in the San Francisco real estate market, can be a stressful task. There are many things you’ll need to accomplish before you begin the process of listing your property.
With my vast experience in the market, I have compiled a few tips over the years that can benefit your home selling process. Keep reading below to learn how to improve your home selling experience.

1. Choose a Realtor You Trust

Taking on the challenge of listing and selling your home on your own can be daunting. Not only are you busy working or taking care of your family, but you also want to maintain a social life. Rather than spending all of your free time on caring for your home for sale, hire a trusted realtor.
A local, reliable realtor will have the expertise you need to quickly sell your home for the right value. They are dedicated to your needs and will be able to offer you an abundance of connection to ensure a smooth transition from selling your current home to moving into a new one.
You can avoid the massive amounts of research it will take to properly list your home, while feeling confident that there is someone skillful enough to find the perfect buyer for your space.

2. Consider Staging Your Home

Opposed to contrary belief, staging your home provides more value to your home selling process than just beauty. Home staging is a science. A home stager knows what decor, colors, and even scents can help motivate buyers to put in an offer.
The completely overhaul your space to ensure that it is not only appealing to the eye, but appealing to the heart. They ensure that homes are staged in a way where buyers can visualize themselves inside. This can help sell your home faster and at a higher value than you might be not be able to otherwise.

3. Make Yourself Scarce During Open Houses

More often than not, I see home sellers that stick around during open houses that only cause distractions to prospective buyers. Once you hire a realtor, let them take over. Although you believe that you might be able to share details about the home that are special to you, they might not be for the buyer.
Your realtor will know what to say and how to say it to ensure buyers are informed and captivated throughout the open house. This will help you keep your emotions from swaying your decisions and allow your realtor to perform the best they possibly can.

4. Don’t Take Too Long

In some cases, if you take too long to prepare your home for sale, you can miss your window. A smart home seller will know and understand the importance to act fast.
If you can’t prepare your home on your own in a reasonable amount of time, consider a home stager. If you’re looking to sell your home quickly, choose a realtor with a vast connection and years of experience in the field. If you need a quick fix to add value to your property, get in contact with a contractor. These individuals will be able to expedite your home selling venture to ensure you get the best value for your property.

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