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    The First 10 Days When Selling a Home in London Ontario

     When selling a home in London, Ontario, what you do in the first ten days will make the difference in how quickly it sells and for how much!

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    The most crucial time for a new listing in London, Ontario, is two days before it goes on MLS and the eight days after! The way a transaction starts indicates how your sale will go, quickly or a long rocky road before you sell your home.

    Why two days before? When you and a thorough listing Realtor prepare and assemble all the necessary marketing tools, the following should happen:

    • The listing documents are prepared accurately and thoroughly.
    • Professional pictures are edited & a virtual tour ready to load onto the MLS system.
    • Floor plans or a 3D of your home are ready to be loaded onto the MLS system and marketing brochures.
    • Take care to describe your home to prospective buyers that excites them to come and see it and buy it!
    • All the marketing material is ready such as feature sheets, your “Buy me” binder, your webpage and cards!
    • All the websites are ready.
    • Extra keys or door codes ready for your Realtor.
    • You, the homeowner, can do the final touch-ups or any cleaning that may be required.
    • The For Sale sign is up, The Coming Soon to MLS sign rider is up, and directional signs are installed.

    Day 1 to Day 8:  This is when buyers and their realtors are searching the web for buying a home in London and certain streets for something new and when the excitement is the highest. You can now:

    • Be ready for all showings, have all the marketing materials and home information prepared for that one buyer who loves your home!
    • You have at least one weekend when historically home viewing is the busiest.
    • If no offers after seven days in this sellers’ market, the pricing may be wrong or if not enough showings, the marketing needs to improve!

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    On day 9, do something quick to attract buyers to your home!

    Some questions to ask:

    • How many showings and why?
    • What was the feedback from Realtors who had viewed your home?
    • Was the feedback consistent?
    • Can the virtual tour be improved?
    • Can better pictures be used or some deleted.
    • Edit the description of your home and use a propelling CTA (call to action).
    • What other homes in your price range are you competing with?
    • Is there something you can clean, fix or paint? See my Homeseller 101

    OK, so now day 10, do you stay the course, invigorate the marketing, jump up and down and act anxious & hope it sells? Hope is not a strategy!

    Do not let others get in the way of selling your home.

    In summary, the most crucial time for a new listing when selling a house in London, Ontario, is BEFORE it gets on MLS.

    Here are nine reasons why your house may not be selling.

    • You overvalued your property.
    • Your listing description or pictures are lacking.
    • You’re always present at showings.
    • You’re too attached.
    • You haven’t had your home professionally cleaned.
    • You haven’t staged your home if it is vacant.
    • Your home improvements are too you.
    • Your home is cluttered.
    • Your home requires too many repairs.

      50 Inexpensive Tips  To Dress Up Your Home When Selling, Some For Under $50.00

    First impressions make a significant impact on a buyer’s decision-making process!  These 50 simple tips allow you to highlight the best of your home; it’s not about decorating but turning your home into a model to appeal to the broadest range of prospective buyers. The goal is to make people feel like they could live there, and the best way to do this is to “neutralize” the surroundings. Most of these you can do for under $50.00 or less, and the worst that can happen to you is that you will get $2.00 back for every $1.00 you spend!

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    Once you provide the property information, we will:

    • Present the evaluation to you in person
    • Go through all the recent sales in your area.
    • Compare your home to those that were sold or listed in the area.
    • Provide you with a very accurate range your home will sell for
    • There is no cost or obligation for this valuable service.

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