A Checklist For Home Sellers

A Checklist For Home Sellers

Posted by MaxWell Realty Admin on Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 4:26am.

Sell Your Home in Calgary

Calgary is an interesting place to live thanks to the recreational, business, and educational facilities available here. These facilities attract a lot of people to the city and have increased the need for houses. Not only this, many people sell their home to upgrade to a better housing. If you are planning to sell your home in Calgary too, you must consider following this home selling checklist.

  • Start by deciding whether you want to sell your home on your own or with the help of an experienced real estate agent. 

  • Make your home aesthetically appealing. Paint, de-clutter, and clean your home. Don’t forget the exterior parts of your house such as the lawn, garden, garage, home deck, porch, patio, etc.

  • Maintain the landscape outside your home. Trim and prune plants, shrubs and trees and de-clutter the lawn. You can also plant seasonal flowers outdoors that require low maintenance.

  • Inspect every part of your home to identify any existing or potential structural, plumbing, electrical, or any other problem. If you find any problem or flaw, make sure you repair and fix them as problems can lead to a reduction of the selling price for your home.

  • Get rid of excess moisture from your home, especially from bathrooms, basement, and kitchen.

  • Repair the electricals and electronic appliances in your home that you might provide the buyers along with your home. Don’t replace them as the buyers can always buy new appliances for themselves.

  • Set a realistic selling price. Don’t quote it too high or too low. Quoting a high price for your house might be difficult to sell. On the other hands, quoting a low price may attract multiple buyers but you may end up not making as much money as you should have. Compare your house with other similar properties in your neighborhood and set a correct selling price.

  • List your home on various real estate online listings in Calgary with a proper description, contact details, and good pictures of your property.

  • Host an open house event and invite potential homebuyers to your home for inspections. Market your open house with the help of your real estate agent. Place signages around your home to advertise your open house details.

Selling your home with the help of a real estate agent is always better than doing it on your own. They know the exact process of selling homes and help you save a lot of time and money that you may end up wasting on your own. Hire our professional real estate agents to sell your home in Calgary.

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