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'Resourceful' is just another word for ‘prepared'.

 


I work hard to give you everything you need for a successful, enjoyable real estate transaction. I’m happy to provide you with a few of the tools you need to prepare in the pages below. Once you’ve armed yourself with a little bit of knowledge and are ready to act, call me and get me on your side for a smoother, faster, less stressful transaction.

 

I look forward to working for you!

Shawn

 


Tips for Sellers:


1.    Outlook:

Great landscaping will add sophistication to the outside look and feel of your home and will also provide you a higher value.


2.    Curb Appeal:
Your front door is the centerpiece of your curb appeal so repaint it if necessary.  Update the outside lights and add potted plants on either side of the entryway to invite a warmer welcome.


3.    Initial Introduction:
The foyer makes an initial introduction of the house so make sure to offer the right impression. Paint it in an neutral color, remove any massive furniture, update the lighting and floor covering if required.


4.    Lighting: 

The wrong lighting can make your home feel dim and dull so introduce brighter modern lights to make your home appear sunny, bright and updated.

 

5.    Paint Job:
Paint color is such a personal decision and potential buyers are likely to need and want to alter it themselves. If the event that you have colors that are unsatisfying to the eye then repaint in natural tones.


6.    Avoid Major Changes:
Avoid significant redesigns, particularly in the kitchen and washroom, however do upgrade the lighting and put in new doorknobs, cupboard & drawer handles and mirrors if they are dated.


7.    Clean:
On the off chance that you have outgrown your home, begin decluttering and if you don't have any place to put the items you wish to save, then utilize storage to keep things to a minimal and avoid untidiness. 


8.    Pets:

Some people likes pets and some are sensitive to them, so make sure they are out of the house to keep any of the following things from happening:

  • People who like pets will get interested in your pet rather than looking at your house.
  • Those whom do not like pets will be uneasy and scared of them which mean they won’t be able to concentrate on the house.
  • If the visitor is allergic to pets they will want to leave without seeing the rest of the house as soon as they see a pet.

9.    Back Yard:
Your back yard ought to resemble a space for entertaining and relaxing. If need be, purchase reasonable yard furniture, potted plants and introduce some outside lighting to tie it all together and make sure the yard is kept neat.


10.    Keep Tidy:
Buyers hope to see a perfect home with no indications of excess clutter or dirt. Potential buyers need to envision themselves living in "your" space - your stunningly clean and tidy home.   

 

 

Summary:


You'll be amazed how enormous an impression these little redesigns can make. When you're set, you'll ask why you didn't do it earlier. I continuously suggest these tips to my clients who are preparing their homes for sale in Surrey, Langley and surrounding areas in BC. Getting the buyers to bond with your house, to envision how it will suit their family and way of life, is not simply good fortune; it’s about making the right environment so they can't ignore it.  I am up to date with the current market and available to assistance you so please contact me for any information regarding your real estate needs.



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