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Selling Your Home in Leslieville This Spring

10 March 2017

Pro Tips to Prepare Your Leslieville Home to Sell for Top Dollar!

Spring has arrived in all its glory – a perfect time to buy or sell some property. If you too have waiting for the right time to put your house up on sale, the moment has arrived.  The real estate predictions for Leslieville and the greater Toronto area is red hot as supply is low for the current market demand.

Selling In Leslieville Spring Market

Before you head out and mount that ‘For Sale’ sign post on your lawn, identify the essential qualities that a buyer looks for while buying a house.

While home buyers don’t usually compromise on essential characteristics while making a home purchase, as a seller, you can also make use of these characteristics to add a wow factor to your home and sell it for the best price. Here are some smart suggestions for you to bear in mind before you put your property on sale:

  • Choose the ‘Right’ time of the Year

Real estate is a seasonal business and the time of the year greatly influences your profitability. February to early May is the peak time for real estate in Leslieville, Toronto. Therefore, selling our home during these three months is a good idea to bag a maximum price for your property.

  • Prepare your House for the Sale

Look at your house through the eyes of the potential buyers and figure all factors that might revoke the buyers’ interest. Fix damages, organize the mess, get a fresh paint, and do a critical analysis of the pros and cons.

  • Do the Price Estimation

Pricing depends on various factors such as economic trends, recent sales in the local and neighbourhood markets, location and the vicinity as well as the type, size, finishing and the physical conditions of your home. Make sure that you consider all elements while estimating your demanded price.

  • Promote Your House in the Local Market

Get your property enrolled in the local listings, put up ‘for sale’ sign boards, organize an open house, and post pictures and videos of your house on social media or local trading forums. This will bring you maximize exposure in the buyer markets.

  • Staging Your Home

Prepare yourself for all the visits and inspections that will follow once you have put your house for sale. Keep it clean and maintained all the time. Be flexible in scheduling the visit appointments and allow the buyers to inspect the house up to their satisfaction, without intruding or interfering during the visit.

  • Choosing the Best Offer

Test each offer on the parameters of demanded price, actual value and offered price. Sift through your options and the offerings that have been made by the buyers. You can also ask for bids. Perform negotiations and identify the best offer.

  • Signing the Deal Close!

Collect all essential property documents and get done with the requisite paperwork. Terminate your home insurance, and remember to inform the utility companies and local regulatory bodies prior to signing the deal close.