Selling a Home

Get your home in Move-In Condition

We’ve all done it -- accumulated a little bit too much stuff and the result is clutter. Buyers are looking for a home that is in move-in condition, so you’ll need to spend some time making your home immaculate before the Open House signs are set out. First, declutter so all surfaces are cleared of paperwork, and unused or old appliances. Next, depersonalize your home by removing family photographs, paperwork, even Grandpa’s favorite lounge chair. Buyers will be able to envision themselves living in your home if it’s clean, de-cluttered, and de-personalized. Consult with your Lyon Realtor to determine if staging is necessary; this often places for-sale homes at the top of buyers’ lists.

Price it Right

The biggest mistake to avoid when selling your home is over pricing it. All home sellers have a price in mind that they’d like to receive for their home. If you’re thinking about selling, contact a Lyon Realtor today and they’ll provide you with a detailed market analysis of your home’s value at no cost or obligation. Your Realtor will also help you evaluate your home’s condition and features and how these factors should be weighed into your expected sales price. Some real estate agents will promise you that they can get a certain amount for your home, but homebuyers are savvy and will know if you overprice your home. This will mean missing out on the serious homebuyers; they will seek properties that are more reasonably priced.

Reaching Online Buyers

Today, more than 90 percent of homebuyers begin their home search online, so it’s important that it is featured on real estate websites. At Lyon, we make sure that your home is on the local Multiple Listing Service, Trulia, SacBee.com and GoLyon.com. This exposure will bring your listed home to the attention of a large audience of today’s homebuyers.

Our Selling clients get maximum exposure for their home

HERE IS HOW LYON REALTORS REPRESENT OUR SELLING CLIENTS:

  • Provide you with a thorough and accurate comparative market analysis and pricing strategy.
  • Your home will receive strong Internet exposure so it’s sure to be seen by homebuyers who are looking online in the Sacramento area.
  • Lyon agents have exclusive access in the Sacramento market to Trendgraphix Facts and TrendsTM so your agent can provide you with the most current and essential trend information to help determine your home’s value and price it competitively.
  • Unbeatable advertising and marketing: Lyon promotes your home to more than 5.73 million potential buyers each month through our regional and national print advertising channels.

We market your property to the world.

If you’re thinking about selling your home, we provide global exposure in addition to strong local exposure. As an affiliate of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, we have the resources to market your home to the highest audience of potential buyers. When you list your home with Lyon Real Estate, your home will receive exposure to buyers on six continents through 500+ member firms’ websites.

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® is a pedigree denoting the very best companies who represent qualified clientele and wish to do business with similar firms. Each year our network is collectively responsible for over one million transactions on a global basis.

When your home is posted to our website locally, it is immediately connected to the websites of over 500 of our affiliated real estate firms in the world. 

 

 

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