Tips for First-Time Home Sellers

Selling your home is a big deal. There are a lot of things to consider when you’ve decided to sell your home right from the agent to pricing your home. Without proper guidance, it’s easy to make mistakes so hire a professional agent. Research the current market happening and understand how to sell your home. 

Here are the tips for first-time home sellers,

Pick the right realtor

It’s possible to sell the house without the help of a professional, but it’s not right. Selling a house is not an easy task, too many things can go wrong, with the help of the right agent you can understand the market. Look for an agent who has a good number of satisfied customers, he/she must be responsible for how your sale goes. Not all realtors will satisfy your needs so choose someone who can help you accomplish your sales goals. Interview at least three to four agents to see who does the best and suits your work. If you hire a well-experienced agent they will guide you in each step in the listing.

Price it right

Don’t overprice, but it doesn’t mean undervaluing the property. Determine the right price and stick to it from the beginning. Get guidance from your realtor who will help to fix the right price to list your house for sale. Quote the price according to today’s market conditions.


It’s a time to show your house in the best way possible. Though you keep the space clean, clutter may spoil the look. If the room is fully packed with the closets and cabinets it shows up the space is very small. Make sure the floor, closets, and cabinets are clean. Buyers will look at the way you maintain the kitchen so keep the space clean.

Stage your home

Staging your home elevates the space indoors, and outdoors and gives a good impression to the buyers. Hire a home stager, if you want to save the money then do it yourself(DIY).

Keep all the counters in the kitchen and bathrooms clean. Add a table in the center. Place cloth napkins, plates, glassware, and silverware, and make them presentable. Showcase your bathrooms. Don’t place too much furniture in one place, arrange it in a garage.

Curb appeal

This is very important to attract buyers. Create a pleasant look and make them feel good. Trim the bushes. Plant attractive flowers or flower pots, and paint them to give them a vibrant look.

Remove personal items

Removing personal items is quite good. Change the existing bulbs and make the space brighter. Repaint the doors or windows, and caulk the tubs to show the house in a presentable way.

Selling a home for the first time can sometimes be a daunting task because you will not have enough knowledge about it. It is very easy to make mistakes as a first-time home seller so use the above tips and go ahead.