Home Seller Resources
- Yahoo Tools for Sellers
Includes: how to determine comparable home values, pricing strategies and prcing checklist
- Home Sale Maximizer Tool
HomeGain´s home improvement Home Sale Maximizerô tool is an online tool based on a survey of nearly 1,000 real estate professionals, it gives customized recommendations by zip code to help homeowners prepare their homes for sale.
- Moving Tips
By listing your property with the Palm Desert Greens Real EstateTeam you will benefit from our years of experience within the Palm Desert Greens Country Club. When it comes to marketing your home we employ the most up-to-date methods and technologies in the industry to find and target motivated buyers. Our new website is just one of the techniques we are implementing to increase the visibility of your property to prospective buyers.
Our new website also provides sellers with continuous updates about the status of their property listing. Our Sellers Status Page provides information such as: number of showings, open houses and key dates related to each property.
Please contact us to learn more about how we can leverage our experience and technology to sell your property quickly and for the best price: phone: (760) 340-2265 or email: [email protected].
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Many homeowners choose to get their properties appraised before selling a home. Having an appraisal can help sellers determine how to price their homes to avoid asking for too much or too little. Appraisers examine a variety of factors when valuing a home, including market conditions, the surrounding neighborhood and the home itself.
So when it comes to increasing their chances of getting a higher appraisal, there are several small actions homeowners can take to make their homes more appealing.
Clean it up
Appraisers are only human, and pulling up to a home with a messy exterior and interior may have a negative effect on the appraisal. Homeowners should follow the same rules for an appraisal as they would for an open house. First, individuals should focus on curb appeal. Cleaning up leaves and debris, keeping the yard and bushes trimmed and planting a flower bed can a big difference. In addition, many experts encourage homeowners to keep their yards and flower beds similar to other homes in the area to avoid standing out too much, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
When it comes to the inside of the home, it's important to de-clutter each room and clean it from top to bottom. But more importantly, homeowners should make any necessary repairs before the appraisal to boost its value.
Upgrade the property
Making small upgrades can also have a positive effect on an appraisal. Homeowners should first focus on the basics, such as adding a fresh coat of paint to both the interior and exterior of the home. Minor upgrades to fixtures, cabinets and lights are also recommended. For homeowners who plan on remodeling their kitchens and bathrooms before selling their homes, it may be a better idea to complete the project before the appraisal as well. This will raise their chances of getting a higher value amount and allow them to price their homes more competitively after the repairs.
Here at Palm Desert Greens Real Estate our Agents are trained to pinpoint areas that may need more work and are likely to be overlooked by homeowners. Give us a call so we can leverage our experience to get you the best price for your home!