Moving for a Job? Sell Your House Faster in Today’s Market

It can be quite stressful when it comes time to sell your home especially when changing careers; and it can also be extremely nerve-wracking. Whatever the reason may be for selling your house, several tricks can be used to increase the marketability of your home and attract strong offers while decreasing your time in today’s market. Let’s walk through a few tips and tricks that will help you sell your house faster.

1. Have a Plan

Whenever you are deciding on how to sell your house, there are two conventional ways – selling it through a real estate agent or selling for sale by the owner (FSBO). Nowadays, there are plenty of other alternatives as well as selling your property to a cash home buyer who will purchase your home in as is condition, without contingencies. 

Here’s how to choose the option that best suits you when it comes to selling your home quickly:

2. Clean the Clutter

Out of the many tactics to help sell your house quicker, making your house look appealing is the most important. Start out by cleaning the unwanted clutter, junk, and other unnecessary belongings that are lying around your house. Other than that, you might want to pack and store extra items away, organize the closets that will make them look extra spacious. Buyers always tend to look out for a good amount of storage space when purchasing a home. Don’t forget to deep clean each room of the house, including the cabinets, bathroom tiles as well as carpets.

3. Quick Repairs

Understandably, you likely don’t have time for major renovations. It’s still important to take care of the easy fixes required around the house. For example, loose tiles, scratched or peeled off paint, leaky faucets, or loose doorknobs. Getting these minor, yet essential things repaired will surely encourage potential buyers. Other slightly bigger upgrades include a fresh coat of paint, new appliances, or maybe some new cabinets and fixtures which may increase your home value.

4. Hire a Professional Photographer

All buyers start their research online these days. Since everything is online, photographs matter and they matter big time. Hiring a professional photographer and uploading a minimum of 15 photos of the exterior and interior of your home will attract buyers.

5. Let the Natural Light In

Allowing plenty of natural light to come in would be the best thing you can do when it comes to showing off the features of your house. Allow the natural sunlight to fall upon the neutral setting and accentuate the interiors. Setting a warm and cozy environment will surely help to attract quality buyers.

In conclusion, following these tips and considerations will certainly help you sell your house faster and make it look more appealing to potential buyers. Your goal should be to make your property feel as warming and inviting as possible and hopefully you’ll find these tips helpful.

Dorian Koci

Dr. Dorian Koçi is a historian, Director of National Historical Museum of Albania and lecturer in Tirana State University, Faculty of History and Philology and New York University of Tirana.