The Ultimate Guide To Getting rid of A Vacant Granbury Property Quickly
You may be wondering why this baby is so afraid about this whole house being empty thing, well believe us, it is for a good reasn! There are so many dangers that come along with owning a vacant property, but luckily, for you, Glymph Properties has created —
1. Sell Quick, Or Else…
Get Rid of It a vacant home very quickly is very important. Liabilities of a unoccupied property can include:
Criminal damage and Theft
Trespassing or Squatting
Neglecting Regular Maintenance
Fire or Water Damage
2. Determine the Value & Approximate the Cost of Repairs
Taking the initiative to get an appraisal automatically gives you credibility as a seller, and reduces the time taken to make a deal. Potential buyers who can see an appraisal will feel more secure with your selling price and, in-turn, with their offer price. Regardless of whether you plan to renovate the home before you sell, make sure to get repair quotes from more than one contractor. Your “handy dandy cousin” may “know” what s/he is talking about, but believe us, ask for many different professional opinions it’ll save you time, money, and give you a step up when negotiating the sales price. Make the negotiations as hassle-free as possible for yourself… get quotes on any percieved problems/needed repairs.
3. Don’t Turn Off The Utilities
Your daddy, always said turn out the lights before you left, but in this case leave the utilities on:
Leaving the utilities on will help prevent weather damage
If the utilities are shut off, the buyers get the notion that the property requires more repairs than in reality, for example, “Well, honey the lights, heater/ac, or water don’t work, that’ll cost us a pretty penny.”
Keeping the utilities on will also make it more pleasant for anyone viewing the house. It gets hot out here in the summer and cool in the winter.
4. Have To’s If You Are Going To Make Repairs
If you are the DIY type and want to fix up the house before sale, unless you have a ton of the required experience please do not. First of all, you will have to spend time and money in the house, and if the repairs aren’t extremely effective you’ll be be throwing your spare time and hard earned money out the window.
Also, if you do not complete all the repairs, make sure you disclose all the repairs needed. Most people don’t know this, but you can still be found accountable for issues you don’t notify the buyer about, even in an as-is sale. We are not declaring it’s hopeless, but make sure you measure thrice and cut once.
5. Sell The Dream- Stage The House
People buy with their emotions, make your home warm, light, bright, nothing says home more than a batch of freshly baked cookies. Tell me this… who doesn’t love the smell of freshly baked cookies.
Have enough furniture and décor to make the house looked lived in, this works wonders. Make it easy on potential buyers by showing them how each space can be used.
6. Make Sure The House Is Secured
Lock it up! To protect your house from robbers, make sure the house does not look vacant. Here’s some tips:
Get automatic lights, it gets dark, they go on!
Be sure that random items are picked up by someone. One of the best indications that no one is or has been home is the build up of phone books, door hangers, newpapers etc. Ask a local community kid, $5 goes a very long ways when your 15 years old.
Have your trustworthy “local country boy” neighbor who may or may not have a gun keep an eye on the house. Believe me… this will give him something to do and s/he’ll like the authority you have bestowed upon him.
Or you could make it look like your house is full of people. Anyone remember the party scene from Home Alone?
You could do all the above, or you can call Glymph Properties.
We make our living by buying houses in every concievable condition across the country. We have everything you need to make getting rid of your property as effortless as possible. We are here to help you get rid of your house, our thoughtful process is what makes us stand head and shoulders above our competition.
If you want to chat, give us a call at: 888-509-6267 or shoot me an email @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks for reading, and happy selling!
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