WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA9) - Whether you're looking to downsize or move into your dream home, multiple offers on your current home will ensure you're in a good financial position. Here's how to make your house the hottest one on the block courtesy of The Real Deal in Real Estate Pros.
- Build anticipation. A premier real estate agent can get your house listed under the "coming soon" section of a site like Zillow . House hunters see the date that it's coming to the market, and get excited to see it.
- De-clutter. You know how you make sure your house is spotless when guests come over? That's how you always want it to look when it's on the market. De-clutter and de-personalize each room so prospective buyers can envision themselves in the house. Clear everything off the kitchen counters to show off that coveted granite.
- Hire a professional photographer. This is not the time to test your smart phone and Instagram filters. A professional with the right lighting equipment will make every room in your house look great for pictures that are uploaded on real estate websites, and shared on social media.
- Price it right. You don't want to get greedy and go too high, or be scared and go too low. Set the price at the exact market value so people feel like they're getting a great deal.
These steps all create the perfect storm to get multiple offers on your house, and ultimately get you in your forever home. Happy selling!
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