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Save Money Selling Your Home in 2017

home-1745377_640Is 2017 the year you take a plunge on your lifelong dreams? Do you get to travel the world and see all the places you’ve wanted to visit for a lifetime? Do you get to start that business you’ve always wanted? Do you get to move to a new location and start afresh somewhere else?

If any of that sounds familiar, then you will be considering picking up and laying down roots in a different area of the country, county or state. But as you may or may not know, selling your home can be a costly and time consuming process that leaves you in a bit of a financial dire strait if you’re not wise with your money and your realtor!

Online realtors, Fast Florida House Sale have quite an extensive experience in home selling and have a few tips to how you can save money when it comes to selling your home. They have placed this information in the infographic below, here are some top tips to take away.

Improve curb appeal

You have to think of the outside of your home as your welcoming card and then think, ‘how welcoming is my home?’ Take a good, close look at the property and question “would I buy this house?” Think about paintwork, the state of the yard, loose paneling and such. When it comes down to it, you have to think that you are selling the most expensive item someone may ever buy, so, how should it be presented?

Do your own home stagings
A home staging has become the norm for those looking to sell the home, but it comes at a cost. In the near $1000’s you could be spending money which is better served on legal documentation or better yet, in your back pocket. Learn to how to stage your home by preparing the space accordingly. Move furniture, enlist the help of friends, and greet people with a warm, welcoming home. 32% of home buyers are willing to pay more for homes that they have seen staged over those that haven’t!

Choose the selling solution for you
You could go down the traditional realtor route, but that could also cost you $1000’s especially when it comes to marketing your property and the other typical sales solutions that they have. You could go it alone and try and sell the house yourself; be warned of legal and financial costs if you don’t get things right. Finally you could use a solution like that presented by Fast Florida House Sale which is selling your home to property groups within 48 hours of placing the property on the market. Find a solution that works best for you and what your needs are, be it short and long term.

To learn more on how to get the best price out of your home or to learn if it’s time to sell read these great articles.

On the Market: The Do’s and Dont’s of Selling Your Home
Your 3 Month Plan to Selling Your Home
Harbingers of Change: Top Signs It Could Be Time to Sell Your Home

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