Marilyn Ball - Real Estate Matters
When you plan to take a journey somewhere, you hope it will be smooth
sailing all the way. That simply means the trip will be relatively trouble-free,
and without stress or hassles.
Well, selling your property is like a journey. So, how do you ensure that
adventure will be “smooth sailing” for you?
While no one can guarantee there won’t be a challenge or two to overcome on
the road to selling your home, there are proven ways to help ensure everything
First of all, preparation goes a long way toward having a successful sale. Start
early. Make a list of what you need to do around your property to get it ready
for buyers. That list will include cleaning and tidying, of course. But, you might
also need to get some minor repairs done, and perhaps even a few upgrades
(such as painting or a new kitchen sink.)
Don’t wait until the last minute if you’ll need a contractor to do those repairs or
upgrades. Find and book a professional now.
Second, take the time to fully understand the selling process and what to
expect. Don’t be shy about asking questions. For example, if it’s been a while
since you last sold a home, you might need to refresh your understanding of
how scheduling works for viewings, what staging is all about, how offers are
received and considered, etc.
The better you understand the selling process, the more comfortable you’ll
Thirdly, and most importantly, give me a call early in the process. I can offer
the advice and help you need to sell your property quickly and for the best
price. I can also make your selling adventure go smoothly and successfully.
In other words, if you want “smooth sailing”, call me! (250-818-6489)