Declutter and Stage
Once we’ve completed paperwork, we will walk you through your home making suggestions of things to declutter, and how to stage the space for optimal buyer appeal.
Together, we will discuss and decide if we can stage with the furniture you have, or if we need to bring in a staging company.
In my experience, most sellers can get by with simply decluttering and storing excess items with a short-term storage company.
Interstate and JK Moving both offer clutter buster packages will help move and store items while your house is on the market. They may even offer discounted rates if you also contract them for the move after the sale.
If staging is required, we will request several quotes from different companies for the best rate and quality of services.
Staging can cost thousands of dollars and isn’t for every property.
Together we’ll discuss to pros and cons of each option. Higher end homes benefit more from staging than smaller lower priced homes.
After Decluttering and Staging
Once decluttering is finished, and staging is in place, we can schedule our photographer to take listing photos. The quality of these photos is imperative to the success of your sale.
We use a professional photographer because amateur photos can cost you several thousand in your final sales price.
We can provide a list of decluttering tips, but be mindful that we will make a personalized list at the listing appointment.
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Step 1: Hire a Realtor
Step 3: Declutter and Stage!
Step 4: Conduct a Pre-Listing Inspection
Step 5: Repairs
Step 6: Deep Clean
Step 7: Professional Photography
Step 8: We’ll Pre-Market Your Home
Step 9: We’re live on MLS, now what?
Step 11: Time for Showings
Step 12: Week One on the Market
Step 13: You’ve got your first offer!
Step 15: Offer was accepted! Congrats!
Step 16: The Home Inspection Period
Step 18: Select a Title Company
Step 19: Scheduling closing date
Step 20: Hire Movers, Start packing!
Step 21: Utilities Transfer
Step 22: Home Owner’s Insurance Cancelation
Step 23: Hire a Cleaning Service
Step 24: Buyer’s Mortgage Approval
Step 25: Final Walkthrough
Step 26: It’s Closing Time!
Step 27: Review Us
About the Author: The above article was written by Abraham Walker, Your Alexandria Virginia Real Estate Agent, helping clients market their homes to achieve high sales with a quick closing time is my main priority.
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