A few short years ago, selling your Myrtle Beach home was easy and usually profitable. In today’s market, that is not longer the case. To sell your home today, you will need an marketing strategy that is aggressive to attract as many possible potential buyers for your Myrtle Beach home. The inventory for a Myrtle Beach home is high and the competition for home buyers is rough. You need to higher an aggressive Myrtle Beach real estate agent who can reach out to as many people as possible.
Tips For Selling your Myrtle Beach Home
This may sound too simple, but you can improve your Myrtle Beach home for less than $20 by simply replacing your light switches. A dirty, finger print stained light switch is unappealing and will catch the eye of a potential buyer in a negative way. A new and stylish light switch can raise the overall opinion of the room. A dirty light switch implies that the room is less than clean.
When you are considering selling your Myrtle Beach home, think of it as a product that you need to market. Remove sentimental and personal objects such as photographs. Your goal is for a potential buyer to see your Myrtle Beach home as their own. Leave room for them to imagine their personal belongings inside the home. Always keep your home neat and tidy so show that you take good care of your Myrtle Beach home. Ask a friend to walk through your home and give you honest feedback on things they would change if they were listing your home.
Do not take low offers on your Myrtle Beach home personally. In many instances a seller will not even bother to respond to an offer that they deem to be unreasonable. Look at the offer as a starting point for the negotiation process. Think of this as a challenge on how you can move the buyer in the direction of where you really want to be. Remember – you have nothing to lose by trying.
Never deal with the buyer’s agent directly. Their job is to protect the best interest of their client. Always work through your Myrtle Beach real estate agent and leave the negotiating to them. This is one reason why trying to sell your home on your own, especially in our current economic climate, is not a good idea.
Remove as much clutter as possible from your Myrtle Beach home. This is also a good way to remove your emotional attachment to your home. If necessary, rent a storage unit and put all of your personal items away for the time being. Your goal should be to create space for the potential buyer to visualize how their belongings will fit into your home.
Create a plan before you place your home on the market. This will save you time and money. Put your plan in writing and follow through. List all of the items that need to be repaired or fixed prior to putting your Myrtle Beach home on the market. If necessary, contact local service professionals such as a handyman, painter or roofer and get estimates on what it would take to bring your Myrtle Beach home up to its best. Create a budget and a time frame for when these items will be completed.
While you are making your plan, you will want to pay attention to the landscaping. A well –manicured and detailed exterior to your Myrtle Beach home will add to the perceived value of your home. This will allow you to get the most from your investment. Always look at your home from the street and see where you can approve the first impression of your home.
Putting these tips and ideas into place can help you sell your Myrtle Beach home for a higher price. Make a plan and work your plan with the help of a Myrtle Beach real estate agent that is familiar with your area and has a good marketing plan.
Give us a call when you are ready to list your Myrtle Beach home. We will be glad to help you with ideas on how to best get your home ready for sale.
Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts
604 N. 27th Ave
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577