Staging your home for viewing is an art unto itself. You want your home to feel like a home, but in a way that makes it possible for other people to view it as their home. Presenting your home for sale means that you have to view your home how a potential buyer might see it. Our REALTORS® are experienced in the art of pairing homes and buyers, but knowing what potential buyers notice first about your home will make your home-selling process much smoother.
Most homeowners know what to do to make their homes sell at an optimum price. You need to declutter, depersonalize, repaint, fix your appliances, etc. But you're still living in that house and as such, you're bound to slip into panic mode when you receive a short notice call from a prospective buyer, even if it's a virtual tour only. Fortunately for you, our REALTORS® have shared seven last-minute staging suggestions to help you set up your property for sale and avoid the panic.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected our lives in many ways, but the most obvious is that it has contained us in our homes for months. A calamity of this scale means lasting changes in the way we live and work. If you're planning on selling your home, our REALTORS® recommend adding the following in-demand features.
Our REALTORS® have been hard at work making sure Westchester County homeowners have access to the resources they need for selling success. At a time like this, that especially means their homes need to be empowered with a great online listing.
Online house listings have been growing in importance over the last few years. However, they have never been more critical than they are now. As old-fashioned home marketing methods are falling by the wayside, the online listing makes or breaks your sale.
Let's take a closer look at what makes a listing work.
The Pantone Color of The Year 2020 is Classic Blue; a timeless, calm, and soothing hue that takes its cue from the sky at dusk. Blue is plenty comfortable being a favorite of many people. Classic blue is not only trending, but it has stood the test of time. Some studies show that it's the world's most popular color. In the real estate world, Classic Blue is appearing everywhere from guest baths to kitchen islands to living room walls. So, if you're looking to sell your home in 2020, you may want to embrace the year's cool blue hue to set a relaxing tone and attract more buyers. Our REALTORS® have suggestions for how you can add classic touches to your home.
There's a lot of home-selling advice out there, and unfortunately, many sellers feel like they can only be successful if they sell during spring or summer. But the truth is, houses can and do sell at any time of year. And if you get your home ready for buyers, our REALTORS® can work with you to get your house sold. Decluttering, cleaning, and making repairs should always be your first steps, no matter when you sell. Then add these winter home sale tips to impress buyers.
The colorful fall foliage can create a picturesque backdrop on your property, but you'll want to include more than nature's beauty in your curb appeal efforts. Improving curb appeal will get the attention of buyers for Bronxville homes for sale and make them want to see all your home has to offer. Our REALTORS® have some suggestions for how you can make a big impact with buyers.
Families grow and change over time. The house that once met your needs may longer have enough space. When you've outgrown your home, you have two options: build on to your existing house or look at Bronxville homes for sale. Each option gives your family more living space, but which one is best? Here are a few things you should consider when you're deciding whether to add on or move on.
Utility bills are a top concern for home buyers as they decide which Bronxville homes for sale are best suited for their needs. Moreover, the rising tide of eco-consciousness throughout New York means that home buyers are interested in more than just how much an energy-efficient home can save them each month. Home sellers in Westchester County whose home features eco-friendly design and features have an appeal to buyers that gives them an advantage when the "For Sale" sign goes up in the front yard.
Staying on top of real estate trends can help you reap real rewards when you decide to put your home on the market. Incorporating technology, a modern color palette, and up-to-date design features on the exterior of your home creates an irresistible curb appeal. This helps your home stand out among the many fantastic Bronxville homes for sale. To help your home rise to the top of home buyers' lists, the following are exterior features that prospective home buyers are willing to pay top dollar to have around their home.
If you're planning on selling your home this year, you're probably already thinking about what you'll do to get ready for buyers. Everyone wants to make the best impression possible, and our REALTORS® often get asked for suggestions. One of the things that always tops everyone's list is paint. Some fresh paint indoors and out can go a long way toward getting your home sold at the price you want.
Painting is a necessary first step in staging your home. It lets buyers know you've been taking care of the property and keeping up with maintenance. It's also inexpensive compared to other updates and noticed immediately when you walk into a room. So painting provides a lot of value for your maintenance dollar.
There are some situations where you really have to paint. If you've patched walls, have a mural or themed room, or if there's any writing or residue on the walls, you'll need to make painting a top priority.
Probably the most important reason to paint is that buyers expect it. Other Bronxville homes for sale are going to have fresh paint. If yours doesn't, your home stands out, but not in a good way.
Did you know that almost every home buyer begins their journey by researching homes online? With so much information available on the internet, it's no surprise that buyers spend plenty of time browsing homes for sale, checking out potential neighborhoods, and looking up details about homes that have caught their eye. If you're listing your home for sale in 2019, it's extremely likely that your buyer will have seen your listing online before visiting your home in person.
With so many beautiful Bronxville homes for sale, how do you make sure yours stands out from the crowd? Hiring a professional photographer to take stunning images of your home is the key to attracting serious buyers. Here's why.
An open house puts your home on center stage for buyers to see it in all of its glory and to visualize their new life in your old home. For that to happen, though, there is some prep work to make the house feel more like a home to buyers. Our REALTORS® have put together this list of 7 tips to prepare your Yonkers home for an open house.