Monday, July 27, 2009

Fresh Ideas on How To Sell Your Home

Sellers who have tried to sell a home lately, know that it can be tough right now. However, it is not impossible to sell your home. In fact, if you are willing to put in a little work you may be surprised at the outcome.

Open House- Many buyers plan on previewing an open house before they purchase a home. This is a great tool for getting potential buyers into your home, and most buyers use them as a way to see a home they are interested in without having to schedule an appointment. MySecretAgent has many useful ideas on holding an open house.

Use signs and flyers to advertise your open house. MySecretAgent allows sellers to purchase open house signs that direct buyers to your home. When listing with our full package you receive printed flyers that are also a great tool to advertise an open house

To help make your home look even more enticing and spacious, stage your home to look less cluttered and bigger. Staging your home can help add balance and appeal your home to buyers in ways that you likely never even considered. As a result, your home will stand out from the rest of the competition. MySecretAgent has many tips on how to stage your home.

Offer a home warranty- A home warranty can cover the cost to repair or replace many of your home’s systems and appliances. This is another small step that can help a potential buyer rest just a little easier at the thought of purchasing your home. It will also make your home stand out among the pack of other homes available for sale.

Consider letting a buyer stay in your home for a night- This is an "out there" idea but consider it if the potential buyers are worried about neighborhood noise levels. According to a recent article on, "some builders and sellers are offering prospective buyers a chance to stay in the home for a night. They’re even welcoming folks with bottles of wine and other goodies to make their stay comfortable."

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