Currently, in the property market, supply outweighs demand. It’s definitely not a seller’s market. Once a property’s asking price has lowered, it immediately becomes more appealing, but many homeowners simply cannot part with their beloved property like that. There is, of course, always another way.
What Does Your Home Say About You?
A home is meant to be a place of comfort and safety, but it is also something to be admired.
Ask yourself, and be honest. What does your home’s exterior actually say about you?
If you’re in the market, your home’s exterior can attract potential buyers, or keep them moving along. Your property’s exterior will have people form an opinion on the type of owner. Therefore, a good exterior also creates the impression that everything else, including the kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms, flooring, heating, and more, has been taken care of.
That is why your home’s natural curb appeal is often the deciding factor in a sale. In fact, almost 90% of agents agree that a property’s natural curb appeal was enough to clinch the deal. Yes, that’s right. Many potential buyers simply refuse to enter a property purely based on its lack of curb appeal.
All too often, though, curb appeal is the one factor that is overlooked.
If you’re in the market, your exterior should have a fresh coat of paint while the bushes and lawn should be well groomed at all times. There is one thing, however, that will no doubt give you the edge, and help you sell your home faster than a Windows update for your computer!
Replacement Windows Will Sell Your Home Faster
Nobody wants to buy a home with the responsibility of replacing all of the windows as soon as they move in.
While you may not know it, windows form a rather large chunk of the curb appeal factor. This is because windows do not only provide light, but the right windows can also help you lower your carbon footprint, hurricane-proof your home, and keep you safe in the worst of conditions.
By replacing your windows with higher-quality products you will not only increase your home’s curb appeal but also increase the value of the home. Good quality windows will give potential buyers the impression that you take pride in your home as well as those living under its roof.
Because home trends are ever-changing, nothing else compares to the impact and value of new or replacement windows. And, while they may seem like a rather expensive upgrade, windows will no doubt pay for themselves in the long run.
When buying new windows consider the following; color, maintenance, coverings, material, durability, and additional extras like energy efficiency and noise reduction.
Make Your Home Show Ready
Here are 10 other tweaks you can make to your property to help it sell faster…
If you are on a budget:
- Add stepping stones to make a walk-way
- Group potted plants
- Add more storage space
- Hang mirrors in the hall
- Use wallpaper
If you have extra $ to spend:
- Put in central heating
- Install new faucets and showerheads
- Get a fireplace built in
- Add a ceiling fan
- Put dimmers on the lights
These tips, along with a good asking price, will increase the odds of selling your home in no time at all.
Without lowering your asking price, here are some helpful tips on how you can sell your home fast!