If you plan to sell your home, part of the process is showing it. Potential buyers need the opportunity to see the space and determine if it will work for them and their families.
For some, the thought of having strangers in their home can be a cause of anxiety; however, when you know what to expect from the process, it may be easier to handle.
Be flexible with showing times
It’s important to stay flexible when showing your home. If a potential buyer can’t see the home when they want to, you may lose them for good. Remember, buyers will be looking at several properties and if your home has showing restrictions while others don’t, you may lose a possible sale.
Don’t request that your real estate agent attend the showing
You may be tempted to have your real estate agent at the showing to point out all the great features. However, this may backfire. When someone visits your house with their real estate agent, they want to walk through and view things on their terms. They don’t want the listing agent there, breathing down their neck at every turn.
Wait to show your home
A smart strategy is to list your home for sale at the beginning of the week but wait until the weekend to actually have a showing. Doing this gives as many potential buyers as possible the opportunity to find out it is for sale.
Understanding the home showing process
When it comes to showing a home, there are several factors to consider. The tips here will help you sell faster. Just remember to consider all the legal aspects of selling a home and get advice if needed.