The Internet's Place in Selling a Home
Six Things to Include in Your Internet Listing
There are thousands of real estate listings out there
advertising homes for sale
. Make sure yours stands out by including
these six components.
- A good price.
Naming the right price is the essential first step to selling a
home. Without a price people will want to pay -- a price that seems
to match the photos in your online listing -- you're not going to
get a lot of people touring your home. Indeed, without listing a
fair price for your home, you won't get much attention at all. Your
agent can help you with this. Compare prices of similar homes that
have recently sold in your area before deciding on an asking
- Pictures. Make sure they're
good and that they make your home look attractive. Aim to make your
home look sunny and spacious and display pictures of its best
- A good description. On the
Internet, you have a lot of room to make your home sound good. Talk
about the island in the kitchen where guests tend to gather or how
the window seat in the master bedroom bathes the room in pink light
in the evening.
- Even more photos.
Showcase your back yard or the vegetable garden you've cultivated at
the side of the house. You never know what small detail may grab a
potential home buyer, so make sure to show them all. But again, make
sure all the photos are
- Open house dates. List
these, so even casual shoppers can come and see your
- Current contact info. Make sure
it's as easy as possible for potential buyers to contact your agent
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