Home selling tips: How to receive the best offer for your property

by Kelly Jo Schmidt 05/14/2023

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If you’ve decided it’s time to sell your home, you may likely want to find ways to maximize it’s value.  Even making just a few small changes can do wonders for increasing the value of your property and drawing in potential buyers. 

Enhance your house's curb appeal

Allocating time and resources to increase your home’s curb appeal, you may be able to differentiate your residence from local competition. Perhaps even more importantly, improving your home's curb appeal may help you increase the likelihood of a quick, profitable home selling experience. 

A great place to start boosting your curb appeal is by mowing the front lawn, trimming the hedges and performing any necessary home exterior upgrades. Remove any distracting items from the yard and try to keep the space neat. 

Determine the current value of your home

Acquiring a home appraisal may be exceedingly valuable, particularly for a seller who wants to establish a competitive initial asking price for their home.  

During a home appraisal, a property expert examines a home both inside and out. They will also evaluate various local housing market data. Then, with this information at hand, an appraiser can then provide a summary of your home's assessed value.  

With the use of a property appraisal report, you'll have a great idea about the current value of your home in the local market. Next, you can use a property valuation report to set a competitive price for your home, putting you ahead of the competition. 

Collaborate with a real estate agent

As you search for ways to earn as much money as possible from your home sell, you may want to consider collaborating with a real estate agent. With a real estate agent at your side, you can receive plenty of support at each stage of the home selling journey.

A real estate agent understands what it takes to optimize the value of a home. First, they will meet with you and learn about your house selling goals. Then they will help you determine the ideal initial asking price for your residence and promote your home to potential buyers.  

Using the aforementioned tips, you can boost the value of your home and maximize your earnings from the sell of your property.

About the Author

Kelly Jo Schmidt

Kelly Jo Schmidt’s career in real estate began just out of college with the Disney Development Company in 1993.  Over the past 25 years she has helped thousands of clients achieve their real estate goals.  She attributes her success to her integrity, loyalty, personal dedication, and excellence in client service.