Fonville Morisey Realty/Chapel Hill Sales Office

Enjoy a Positive Home Selling Experience

by Mitzi Powell 11/20/2019

Every home seller wants to enjoy a positive property selling experience. Yet ensuring your home selling strategy goes according to plan may be difficult, particularly for a seller who lacks property selling expertise. Lucky for you, we're here to provide the help you need to achieve the optimal results at each stage of the home selling journey.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you reap the benefits of a positive home selling experience.

1. Set an Aggressive Initial Home Asking Price

How you price your home will have a significant impact on how quickly your residence sells. If you establish an aggressive initial home asking price, you should have no trouble stirring up plenty of interest in your residence as soon as your home becomes available.

Check out the prices of available houses in your area that are similar to your own residence. Then, you can establish a price range for homes in your area and price your house accordingly.

Furthermore, it often helps to evaluate the prices of recently sold houses in your city or town. With this housing market data at your disposal, you can find out whether you're getting ready to sell your home in a buyer's or seller's market.

2. Remove Clutter

Clutter is problematic, particularly for a home seller who wants to streamline the property selling cycle. Fortunately, home sellers who identify clutter now can eliminate this problem before they list their houses.

Antiques, paintings and other excess items inside your home should be removed. You can always rent a storage unit, which will enable you to keep these items safe until you sell your house. Or, you can host a yard sale or sell excess items online prior to listing your residence.

Don't forget to remove lawn decorations and other clutter from outside your house as well. By doing so, you can instantly improve your house's curb appeal and increase the likelihood of a fast, profitable home sale.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is prepared to do everything possible to ensure you can enjoy a positive house selling experience. In fact, this housing market professional will offer plenty of support at each stage of the home selling journey.

Usually, a real estate agent will meet with you before you list your house. He or she then will craft a home selling strategy designed to help you accomplish your home selling goals. Next, a real estate agent will promote your house to dozens of potential buyers, set up home showings and open house events and keep you up to date about any offers to purchase your residence. And if you decide to accept an homebuying proposal, a real estate agent will guide you through the home closing process.

Ready to reap the benefits of a positive home selling experience? Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you can seamlessly navigate the home selling journey.

About the Author
Author

Mitzi Powell

TRUSTED REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST
Mitzi Powell is a native of North Carolina and a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill. Her ties to the University are still strong, and she is an avid Tar Heel fan. Mitzi grew up in the Goldsboro area and currently resides in Chapel Hill. A Triangle resident for most of her life, she knows the area thoroughly. Before obtaining her real estate license, Mitzi was a Public Information Officer for the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The skills she developed in this position forming and maintaining associations has enabled her to create lasting relationships with clients and customers in the real estate industry. Clients always have confidence in Mitzi and know that she will go above and beyond for them.

In her time as a broker, Mitzi has earned a reputation for being committed to the best interests of her clients. As part of the Fonville Morisey team, Mitzi has enormous resources at her disposal. Fonville Morisey provides all of the services a home buyer or seller requires. FM Lending, Fonville Morisey’s in-house mortgage company, makes financing your home readily available. FM also has an in-house title company, Guaranty Title, which backs FM listings through an exclusive in-house warranty program that covers sellers from the date of listing at no cost. Trust Mitzi and Fonville Morisey with your real estate needs and see why so many others have counted on them.