13 Tips for Selling Your Home

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We’ve all heard about how “bad” the real estate market is. But what’s bad for sellers can be good for buyers, and these days, savvy buyers are out in spades trying to take advantage of the buyer’s market. Here are 13 thing you can do to help sell your house.

1. Audit your agent’s online marketing. 92% of homebuyers start their house hunt online, and they will never even get in the car to come see your home if the online listings aren’t compelling. In real estate, compelling means pictures! A study by Trulia.com shows that listings with more than 6 pictures are twice as likely to be viewed by buyers as listings that had fewer than 6 pictures.

2. Post a video love letter about your home on YouTube. Get a $125 FlipCam and walk through your home AND your neighborhood, telling prospective buyers about the best bits – what your family loved about the house, your favorite bakery or coffee shop that you frequented on Saturday mornings, etc. Buyers like to know that a home was well-loved, and it helps them visualize living a great life there, too.

 3. Let your neighbours choose their neighbours. If you belong to neighbourhood online message boards or email lists, send a link to your home’s online listing to your neighbours. Also, invite your neighbours to your open house – turn it into a block party. That creates…
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About the Author

Blake King
Having lived in Red Deer my entire life and having experience in many avenues of real estate I offer enormous value to my clients.