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This is just one of the helpful information sheets provided by your GIRARD REALTY agent to help market your home!  Push the button to go back.

21 QUESTIONS THAT HELP A HOUSE SELL FASTER


(WILL THE ANSWERS TO THESE QUESTIONS HELP ME GET MORE CASH FOR MY HOME IN A SHORTER PERIOD OF TIME AND WITH THE GREATEST OF EASE? )

  • Does the house or any part of the house need painting?

  • Shall I re-seed the lawn and/or get my landscaping in top shape?

  • What about the screens? Any holes? What about the windows? Do they work well or do they need attention?

  • Does the carpet need cleaning?  How about replacing?  **ask your agent about companies we work with that will put in all new carpet and wait until closing for payment!

  • Are pets under control at all times?

  • Am I ready for showing at all reasonable times?

  • Are all the appliances in good working order?

  • Should I stay out of prospective buyers way?

  • What is the buyer's first impression of the exterior of our house?  What can I do to improve it?

  • What is the buyer's first impression as they step inside my house?  What can I do to improve it?

  • Since the buyer will be looking in the closets, should I remove some of my clothing to make them look roomier?

  • Can I take items from kitchen cabinets to make them look more spacious?

  • Is there furniture I could store or dispose of to make rooms appear larger?

  • Do any cabinets need to be touched up or refinished?

  • Should I give my GIRARD agent a list of things my family likes about the house and the neighborhood?

  • What about the door mats?  Should I replace them with new ones that are neutral?

  • Should I remove an ornate item that a buyer may want as part of the house? For example, a chandelier?

  • Should I ask my GIRARD agent for a list of recommendations prepared especially for marketing my house?

  • Is the price and terms offered going to appeal to most of the buying public in my price range?

  • Do I need to be aware of other houses similar to mine also being offered for sale?

  • Are the garage and storage areas as clean and neat as they should be?

  • Is there any loud paint or paper that could be removed to appear fresh and neutral to a buyer?

  • Before spending needless time and money, should I consult with my GIRARD agent?