Selling Your House For The First Time? Here’s What You Need To Know

Even for professionals, buying and selling a home may be difficult. As a result, as a first-time home seller, you have every reason to be careful. There are several factors to consider when selling your home. Here are some ideas to guide you in the process.

Hire a Realtor

If you are selling your home for the first time, it’s a good idea to hire a realtor to assist you in handling  negotiations and paperwork. Hire a trustworthy realtor who has a good reputation in their field. A credible realtor with a long history of satisfied clients is more likely to sell your house for a higher price, increasing your Return On Investment (ROI).

Enlist a Handyman to Improve the Look of Your Home

Consult a  handyman to  wrap up any loose ends in terms of home repair tasks before you put your house on the market. Create a list of projects for the handyman to accomplish so that you can have the job done swiftly and efficiently.

Listing Photographs

Since most homebuyers begin their search for a home online, your listing images will be the first thing they see. As a result, make them count by providing top-notch, professional photos through a company that is known for their quality work.

Set the Right Price for your Home

When selling a home for the first time,don’t make multiple price cuts while it’s on the market. Price cuts typically convey to customers that something is wrong with the property. Home closings can be delayed if the price is too high. To avoid price cuts, make sure you get an up to date appraisal so you can price it correctly the first time.

Stage the House

When houses are staged properly, they sell faster and for more money. Unlike an empty apartment, where buyers must rely on their imaginations to imagine what life might be like inside, a staged home allows purchasers to imagine more easily. 

The Knowledgeable Realtor

Reach out to us at (616) 570-8864 or visit to learn more about the process of selling your home. 

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Hi! Thank you for taking the time to visit my profile. I am Sylvia Dana. A former high school teacher, journalist & digital marketer, I have been an active REALTOR since 2016.

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