Prepare your Montana Property for Sale

Seller Tips to Prepare for your Montana Property…

Prepare your Montana property for sales with these tips.No one has a more important role in the home-selling process than you. Here are some ways you can help to prepare your Montana property for a a successful sale:

  • Maintain the property in ready-to-show condition.
  • Ensure that the house is easily accessible to real estate professionals (lock box and key).
  • Try to be flexible in the scheduling of showings.
  • When you are not at home, let me know how you can be reached in case an offer
    is received.
  • If approached directly by a buyer who is not represented by a real estate professional,
    please contact me. Do not allow them into the property without an escort.
  • Remove or lock up valuables, jewelry, cash and prescription medications.
  • If possible, do not be present when the property is being shown.
  • Securely pen up pets, or take them with you.
  • Be cautious about saying anything to buyers or their sales professionals that could
    weaken your negotiating position, especially regarding price or your urgency to sell.
  • Collect the business cards of real estate professionals who preview and show your home and pass them on to me.
  • Let me know of any change in the property’s condition that would need to be disclosed
    to potential buyers.
  • Be available to review with me the list price and condition of your property if it has not
    sold in a reasonable period of time.
  • Feel free to contact me at any time with questions or concerns.

It is important for a property to make the best possible impression on prospective buyers. The following can interfere with a buyer’s appreciation of a property:

Exterior

  • Clutter
  • Lawn needs mowing and edging
  • Untrimmed hedges and shrubs
  • Dead and dying plants
  • Grease or oil spots on the driveway
  • Peeling paint
  • Anything that looks old or worn

Interior

  • Worn carpets and drapes
  • Soiled windows, kitchen, baths
  • Clutter
  • Pet and smoking odors
  • Peeling paint, smudges or marks on walls

A comparatively small investment in time, money and effort to remove these distractions can lead to stronger offers from buyers.

Please contact me directly at 406.240.6497 or here for more information to prepare your Montana property for sale.

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