There is nothing like learning from the mistakes of others. Taking a lesson from those who learned the hard way can prevent heartache and misery from a blunder that can cost you a lot of time and money. When it comes to buying a house, there are plenty of missteps you can potentially make along the way. This is where we come in. As real estate experts, we know the ins and outs of buying and selling property sales in Jacksonville. Whether you are looking at Florida foreclosures or are hoping to purchase an investment property to enter rental property management, we can help. That being said, there are a few things you should be aware of before you get going.
Here are a few of the most common mistakes made by those selling homes in Jacksonville:
Lesson # 1: Your home is great; it really, really is. But, that doesn’t mean your home is the exception to all the rules. Your home will be scrutinized, the location will be criticized, and that perfect color you deliberated about for weeks will be straight out insulted. Keep your head up! Be realistic about your home and try not to let your emotions get in the way of a pending property sale.
Lesson #2: Everyone loves you, and of course you aren’t in the way, ever. That being said, when it comes time to have an open house you need to leave. No, you cannot just walk around and pretend to be a spectator—everyone will know who you are right away. Get out, stay out and let your real estate agent take care of your home for you.
Lesson #3: That pretty-in-pink princess room is adorable for your daughter! But it just doesn’t scream “home office” the way it could. When you are trying to sell you need to prepare your house for others. This means removing a bit of the personality from your home and opening up rooms to other possibilities.
Selling a home is hard work. Contact us and let us help you get the right buyer for your property in Jacksonville.