Selling Your Overland Park Home this Spring? What Matters!
If you are selling your Overland Park home this spring, what do you think is the most important thing that you can do? There are a number of steps that I always recommend. But if I had to narrow it down, I would highly recommend you stage your home first and hire a professional photographer to capture its every essence.
Selling your Overland Park home this spring using fabulous photos
For years now, buyers have been searching for homes online before they ever venture out to see one in person. You want your potential buyers and their agents to be so excited about seeing your home, they leave ready to write up an offer. If you can convey that excitement before they even see your house in person, you’re halfway there. On the other hand, if your photos make your tiny house look huge, your buyers are going to be disappointed.
Some photographers use a wide lens to make the rooms look bigger than they are. I hate when that happens. I always tell my buyers, to look at the photo of the refrigerator especially. If it appears to be wider than normal, the space may not be as big as it appears in the photos. That way they aren’t so disappointed when we visit the house.
I’ve used the same photographer for many years and she’s a pro when it comes to telling a home’s story. She knows me and how I freak out about everything being just right. She’s come to expect it of me. But at the same time, I can trust she will have my best interests, as well as my seller’s, at heart.
The way your home looks online makes all the difference…
- Will you get any showings?
- How many showings will you get?
- How quickly will your home sell?
- How much money will you net?
Even great photos can’t make a poorly staged home look better. Every little thing will pop out at you if your home stager hasn’t perfected each and every room of your home. Even after I’ve finished staging a house, I go room to room and correct angles of furniture and accessories. Selling your Overland Park home this spring demands perfection if you want top dollar.
But the market is so hot, is all of this work really necessary?
Take it or leave it, I always approach every one of my new listings as if we were back in 2008. You only have one chance to make a first impression. I want every one of my homes to look better than the rest of the houses currently for sale. My reputation demands it. Don’t take the real estate market for granted. I don’t. I know the better your house looks, the more money you will make. Stage your home and professionally showcase it with beautiful pictures online.
Remember, the way you live in your home and the way you sell your house are two different ways. Nobody lives the way I want things to look – I get that. But take my advice and you’ll be selling your Overland Park home this spring – smiling all the way to the bank!
If you are thinking of selling your Overland Park home this spring, now is the time to give me a call. Let’s get your house ready for its professional photo shoot. Your whole house home staging and professional photos are always complimentary and part of my marketing plan. Call me today at (913) 515-3250 or contact me here to get started.
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Today’s New Listings – Homes for Sale in Overland Park
$360,000 : 9108 W 127th Terrace, Overland Park4 beds, 3.1 bathsListed with Keller Williams Realty Partner
$260,000 : 13323 W 112th Street, Overland Park4 beds, 2.1 bathsListed with Keller Williams Realty Partner
$220,000 : 9304 Moody Park Drive, Overland Park3 beds, 2 bathsListed with Keller Williams Realty Partner
$424,900 : 14313 Melrose Street, Overland Park4 beds, 3.2 bathsListed with ReeceNichols Leawood
$262,000 : 11517 Bradshaw Street, Overland Park4 beds, 2.1 bathsListed with BHG Kansas City Homes
$230,000 : 8336 Broadmoor Lane, Overland Park3 beds, 2.1 bathsListed with Berkshire HathawayHS KC Realty
$234,000 : 9726 Reeder Street, Overland Park2 beds, 2.1 bathsListed with ReeceNichols South
$390,000 : 4824 W 162 Street, Overland Park4 beds, 2.1 bathsListed with Keller Williams KC North
$359,950 : 8202 W 144th Terrace, Overland Park4 beds, 3.2 bathsListed with Realty Executives
$550,000 : 5207 W 166th Terrace, Overland Park5 beds, 3.1 bathsListed with ReeceNichols South
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(all data current as of 4/19/2018)
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