Reduce the Time It Takes to Sell Your Residence

by Jennifer Stark 04/14/2019

Enjoying a quick, easy home selling journey is ideal. Yet many problems may arise that could make it tough for a property seller to streamline the home selling journey. Lucky for you, we're here to teach you what it takes to reduce the time it takes to sell your house.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you accelerate the house selling journey.

1. Upgrade Your House's Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is a difference-maker in any housing market, at any time. If you allocate time and resources to upgrade your residence's curb appeal today, you could transform your house into a hot property in your city or town.

Mowing the front lawn, trimming the hedges and performing other home exterior improvements may help you boost your house's curb appeal. You can always perform these home exterior upgrades on your own. Or, if you need extra help with home exterior projects, you can hire a professional contractor.

2. Remove Clutter

Clutter may make it tough for you to show off the full size and astounding beauty of your residence to prospective buyers. Thus, if you eliminate clutter from your home today, you could make it simple for buyers to fall in love with your residence right away.

To remove clutter, you may want to host a yard sale or list your excess items online. Both yard sales and online marketplaces will enable you to quickly and effortlessly get rid of unwanted items and earn extra cash.

Furthermore, if there are antiques, paintings, decorations and assorted personal belongings you want to keep, you can rent a storage unit. With a storage unit at your disposal, you can keep various personal belongings safe until your residence sells.

3. Hire a Real Estate Agent

Speeding up the home selling process is no small task. Fortunately, if you hire a real estate agent, you can gain expert home selling insights. And as a result, you may be better equipped than ever before to accelerate the property selling journey.

A real estate agent can provide you with home selling recommendations and suggestions you may not be able to receive elsewhere. First, he or she will learn about you and your home and teach you about the local housing market. A real estate agent next will craft a personalized house selling strategy for you. This housing market professional then will put your home selling strategy into effect and do whatever it takes to help you streamline the house selling process.

In addition, a real estate agent will reply to any home selling questions you have. If you are unsure about how to price your residence, whether to accept an offer to purchase or have any other home selling concerns, a real estate agent can provide plenty of guidance.

Ready to enjoy a fast, profitable home selling experience? Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you should have no trouble navigating the house selling journey.

About the Author

Jennifer Stark
As Principal of JASP Real Estate and Evolving Lifestyles®, I’m your go to Lifestyle Specialist for when your home no longer fits your needs. My expertise is in the lifestyles of active adults 50+. Through a non-medical personal profile assessment, together we can review and evaluate your current lifestyle as well as anticipate any possible future needs and defining your potential options. I’m also a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) who offers solutions for those who want to stay in their home and be able to age in place. Being a caregiver for my mom, I have the experience and compassion, for all my client’s unique needs in their evolving lifestyles. I do appreciate and empathize with the fact that sometimes it might be difficult to move, but at the same time it might not be a practical choice to stay in your home. As your Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) I can create a customized approach to marketing and selling your home, work with you to explore your housing options and ensure that your new home best serves your current and future needs. With access to reputable professionals, I can develop a plan and organize your team of specialists needed to achieve your lifestyle goals, so that you will get enough information and have more realistic expectations, to be able to the answer the question… Should you stay, or should you sell? As your advisor and advocate, I will provide a lifestyle plan and take you through the process to achieve your goals and help minimize your stress.