Published on November 28th, 2014 | by Balanced Family0
Things You Should Know When Selling a Luxury Home
Selling your home can be quite a stressful experience. You obviously want someone who will pay a fair price, but you also want to make sure that you would feel okay with leaving your old home to them. There is also the issue of figuring out just how to entice these prospective buyers to look at your home in the first place.
With countless luxury homes on the market, what you really want to do is make your home stand out among the rest. Here are some tips and tricks to really “wow” prospective buyers and turn your luxury real estate into a dream home on the market.
What To Do When Selling Luxury Homes:
- The first thing that you will want to do when trying to sell your home is to clean, clean, clean! Nothing is more unappealing to potential buyers than a cluttered and disorganized home. You want to make sure that personal items like photos, awards, various memorabilia electronics and collectibles are all put away. If you leave them out, it can be difficult for buyers to see past your personal style and to actually imagine living there.
- Before selling your house, you also want to make sure that everything is in tip top shape. Make sure to repair any unappealing aspects like squeaky doors, chipped or smudged paint or any broken fixtures and fittings that you have yet to take care of. When looking into buying a luxury home, people want to see a home that they have to make minimum adjustments to.
- A lot of people looking to buy a new home want it to have a modern feel. A very simple way to do that is by revamping your kitchen or bathroom with new cabinets. The right cabinets can give off a very sophisticated — yet practical — aura. Modernity is a great way to entice buyers.
- Another design look to consider is the “green” look. No, this does not refer to the color. Rather, the “green” look refers to incorporating recycled elements or elements from nature into your home. Try putting some twigs in a pretty vase or using recycled home accents. It is a great way to attract buyers.
When selling your home, a huge thing to consider is your demographic. Research shows that 65% of new home buyers are married couples. Keeping this in mind, be sure to showcase aspects of your home that could appeal to married couples. Multiple bedrooms and bathrooms are always great features to highlight, especially if the couple has children or is expecting. Married couples will be more likely to be interested in buying a home if they can see themselves in it with a family.
Have you had any experiences with buying or selling luxury homes? Let us know in the comments below!