Call a Realtor: Interview your neighborhood specialist, ask what they do to market your home, and to provide a Comparative Market Analysis showing your home value.

Prepare Your Home For Sale: Remove excess, bulky, or worn out furniture. Declutter. Deep Clean. Really Deep Clean.

Make Repairs Before Selling: Kitchen and bathroom improvements tend to provide good returns. Repair obvious maintenance issues. You may consider investing a few hundred dollars in a home inspection so you’ll know upfront any structural must repair problems.

What About Staging: Staging gives potential buyers a warm, fuzzy, I want to live here feeling.

Professional Photographer:  Be sure your agent hires a professional. They make rooms look their best and quality photos can go a long way bringing buyers into your home.

Pricing Your Home: Don’t select an agent based on the highest sales price. Some will over price to get your listing. Homes overpriced often sell for less than market value, if they sell at all. You might even consider getting a professional appraisal, a firm, unbiased opinion. Some agents will reimburse this cost to you at close of escrow.

Sell Before Buying: In today’s market it’s more profitable to sell before buying.

Contact us:  (206) 618-5123 or email us Penny@TalkToPenny.com

Serving:  Bainbridge Island, Poulsbo, Kingston, Silverdale, Bremerton, Port Orchard, Port Ludlow and Ocean Shores.

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