HomeEspaña – 7 Tips For Selling Your Home
Written by John K on April 21, 2017
Are you thinking about selling your home in Spain? With over 15 years of experience in selling property, we can offer you 7 simple tips that will help you and us to sell your property a lot faster.
- Get your property valued by a reputable estate agent.
The first thing you need to know is how much your property is actually worth. You can do some local and online research yourself but the easiest and most reliable way is to get a FREE property valuation from HomeEspaña.
Contact us and we will arrange for one of our professional listing agents to come and view your property and make an informed, realistic FREE valuation of your property. We will take into consideration the local market, recent similar sales and give our professional opinion on the value of your home.
- Decide on the right price.
Choosing the right price at which to sell your property is one of the first and most important decisions to make when selling your home in Spain. If the price is too low, you’ll lose money and if it’s too high, it won´t sell. If a property sits on the market for a long period of time, people may think it hasn’t sold because there is something wrong with it.
So, getting the price right from the start is key. HomeEspaña can offer you informed, professional advice based on current market conditions to help you set a realistic selling price for your Spanish property.
- Presentation matters.
Make an effort to show your home at its best. Preparing your home for viewings will not only ensure your property is sold faster, but may also add extra value. Clean the property thoroughly and make any minor repairs that are necessary.
Remove any unnecessary clutter as this can make the property appear smaller than it is. Keep it simple, clean and clutter free – as if it were a model home, because that’s exactly what it is while it’s on the market. HomeEspaña will offer advice about how your home should be presented to prospective buyers.
- Make your viewings count.
Nothing is more important than a first impression. Consider what a potential buyer may think as they arrive at your property for the very first time – you want to impress. Make your home sparkle and a sale will be easier to secure. Make your viewings count by welcoming potential buyers with a good atmosphere.
The smell of flowers or a little light air freshener is always helpful to give a good ambience, and easy listening radio or soft music in the background can help create a homely feeling. Open blinds and turn on all the lights where areas of house may be a little dark.
- Provide easy viewing access.
Make access to your property as easy as possible to avoid complications that can keep potential buyers waiting. Leave a key with HomeEspaña or a neighbour who can quickly provide access, if the property is empty. If you are living in the property, try and be as flexible as possible with viewings and short notice appointments.
Clients are usually booked to view a number of other properties and you may miss an opportunity to show your home to a potential buyer who may be about to return to home abroad or buy another property having not viewed yours.
- Good quality photos.
Most clued up property hunters begin their search for a property by looking online. All major estate agents advertise their properties online, be it on their own website or on property portals. This means that you will need to have good quality digital images that highlight your home’s best features and selling points.
At HomeEspaña, we take these photos for you as part of our service. Each of our professional listing agents are supplied with high end digital cameras and are trained in taking great property photos.
- Get feedback after viewings.
At HomeEspaña we provide you with honest feedback concerning your property after viewing. We will let you know when your property has been viewed by potential buyers and we aim to send you written feedback after each and every viewing.
This feedback will let you know the response of the clients who have viewed your property. This will keep you updated and informed on the progress of the sale of your property and of all viewings from potential buyers. We believe that communication and providing feedback to our vendors is essential when it comes to selling your home.
If you are thinking of selling your home in Spain then contact us now for a FREE valuation by filling in the form provided, or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
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