If you want to sell your house you have to talk to Pauline!
Selling a house is real work. There’s cleaning and painting and general repairs and more. What’s the best strategy? What can you do to make your house attractive for the current market?
You have lived and made memories there and you are emotionally attached to your house but now you need to make it attractive to some unknown family. You don’t notice the defects but buyers will notice.
The location of your house in the neighborhood, the lot on which your hose is built, the renovations you’ve done, new construction nearby – all have a direct effect on the value of your house and the price it will fetch.
In general, most buyers want Energy Star appliances, energy efficient laundry rooms high-end amenities such as double sinks, whole house technology, and granite counters, etc. Buyers are not interested in laminated counter tops, golf course homes and elevators. They are looking for homes with trending styles to move into and start living. What should you do?
A seller consultation with Pauline will start you on the road to getting your house in shape for the market and getting it sold. You will learn which repairs are important and you will get guidance on how to get your house sold in the shortest time for the most money.
The right price is of most important to you and Pauline has mastered the art of pricing after having worked in real estate since 2004. Comparative analyses must factor in the unique variables that relate to your house and Pauline is careful to give them due consideration.
When you hire Pauline to list your house, you hire not just a Realtor to whom you will pay a commission but you hire a person who has your interest at heart, takes it to mean that you should get the best service and you should get the best price and terms for giving up the keys to the place you called home. You worked hard for the money you used to buyer this house; you put in care and effort to maintain it; you should be fairly compensated for it.
With a background in Finance Pauline understands the financial aspects of real estate and how important it is to maintain the wealth that real estate adds to your portfolio.
Call today for answers to you questions – 615 482 2257
FAQ for Sellers
Every market is different. In Nashville, Spring brings a flurry of activity and this continues through June , July. Most buyers and sellers with children need to be in place for the Fall semester so that schedule works for them.
The winter months sometimes see a slow down in activity. Putting your house on the market in the slower months gives the advantage of less competition from other homeowners and you find that the serious buyers are looking to find a home during that time.
So there there is really no best time to put your house on the market. It all depends on what is happening in your locality. Discuss with your agent.
Your best bet is to discuss this with a professional. Mindset is important. You have lived in the house for some time. You are emotionally attached to the house. You may have made modifications to accommodate your needs and you have had many experiences there.
Buyers are interested in their future in the house. They want to know how the house (your house) will fit their needs. You have to make your house attractive to today’s buyer. You are selling to the buyer. You are not the buyer. Think about your attitude when you bought the house. Were you concerned about how your furniture would fit in the space? Whether you had enough space for your family? That is what the buyer is thinking. So you have to appeal to the buyer.
Making the house clutter free will make your house feel spacious so remove
as much clutter as you can. Cleanliness is important : so a thorough cleaning is appropriate. Updated carpeting and freshly painted rooms go a long way to improve the appeal and desirability of the property.
Pay attention to the advice of your agent. Your agent has seen may homes and has worked with many buyers so they know what is acceptable. If you are thinking of making improvements to improve curb appeal and the interior of the house, enlist the help of the agent, preferably before you spend money on upgrades.
You disclose everything. To prevent future problems you should disclose everything you know about the house. Your agent cant help you complete the disclosure form. You lived there and you know the details.