I take a comprehensive approach to the sales process. Finding the right buyer often requires that proper staging, marketing, and timing all align. The real estate marketplace in and around Arlington Virginia can be a competitive one. My goal is to make your home stand out and to get top dollar for your property.
Sellers, are you looking for an experienced Realtor who specializes in Arlington VA Real Estate? Selling your Arlington VA home is the largest business transaction most of us will ever make. With such high stakes and so many important steps, its important to do it right. That’s where I come in. I am committed to guiding you at each step of the home-selling process to ensure that you get every dollars worth for your valued Arlington VA home. My expertise, resources, and diligence help to ensure that the selling process is as seamless and profitable for you as possible.
THE SELLING PROCESS
I will be responsible for the marketing activities necessary to sell your house. This includes the creation of a comprehensive marketing plan designed to showcase your Arlington area property to the right buyers.
Furthermore, many home sales occur as a result of internal networking between real estate professionals to pair buyers and sellers. I am deeply connected within the local real estate community, giving your property optimal exposure.
Sellers have enough to worry about in readying their home for market and planning their move to a new home. I will take over a huge number of tasks and details to make sure that your real estate property is properly evaluated, priced, marketed, negotiated and carried to closing.
5 TIPS FOR SELLERS
Whether upsizing, downsizing, or relocating, selling your home is a big decision. Here are a few tips to help make the process a little easier.
Get your home in tip-top shape. Before putting your home on the market, it’s essential to ensure it looks its best. This means repairing any damage, giving it a fresh coat of paint, decluttering, and depersonalizing the space. You want potential buyers to be able to envision themselves living in the home, so make sure it looks clean, bright, and inviting.
Set the right price. If you want your home to sell quickly, you’ll need to set a competitive price. Start by looking at comparable homes in your area that have recently sold. This will give you an idea of what buyers are willing to pay for a home like yours.
Find the right real estate agent. Finding a real estate agent who is familiar with your area and who you feel comfortable working with is essential. Ask family and friends for referrals, or research online to find an agent with good reviews. Once you’ve found a few agents, schedule consultations with each one so you can get an idea of their marketing plan for your home and what they think it’s worth.
Market your home effectively. Your real estate agent will help you market your home effectively to reach the right buyers. This may include listing it on popular real estate websites, holding open houses, or running targeted ads. The goal is to get as much exposure for your home as possible to sell quickly and for the right price.
Be prepared for showings. Once your home is on the market, you should be prepared for potential buyers to take a look around. This may mean doing some last-minute cleaning or decluttering and being flexible with showings times. It’s important to remember that selling your home is like selling anything else - it takes time, effort, and patience. But by following these tips, you can make the process a little bit easier and hopefully end up with a successful sale!
Start from the Outside
A well-kept lawn can help secure a strong first-impression for your home. A day or two of yard work can mean a world of difference in the buyers mind. A clean lawn and well-groomed landscape will help bring in prospective buyers from the beginning.
The Front Door Welcomes the Prospect
Doorways and entrances are usually the first thing a visitor sees inside of your home. Step outside your front door and take an objective view. A fresh coat of paint or scrubbing your door clean will be well worth the effort invested. A seasonal door decoration can instantly give your home a warm, inviting feel.
Highlight Your Home
Ample lighting will project a feeling of warmth to the potential buyers. Clean windows will also help illuminate walls and ceilings.
Clean Kitchens & Sparkling Bathrooms Sell Homes
Be sure these rooms are gleaming! Counter tops should be clean and free of clutter. Repair caulking in bathtubs and showers. Fixtures should always be polished. Putting out fresh towels is a nice touch.
A Place for Everything
Make sure beds are made and clothing is put away. Neat, well-organized closets show that there is ample storage space. Straightening newspapers, magazines or other “homey clutter” will help improve your homes image to buyers.
Check for Repairs
Minor flaws in your home suggest neglect to the prospect. Be sure to clean and check major appliances. If a potential buyer can find a minor defect in a house, he or she will often assume there are more serious underlying issues.
Listen, Relax, and Have Fun
Once a showing is scheduled, try to make plans for lunch or to visit a friend. Having homeowners milling around will often make prospect buyers feel uncomfortable and hurry through a showing. So, relax, and let me do my job to showcase your beautiful home.