If you are placing your Boston Beacon Hill condos on the market, it is important to try and sell as quickly as possible. Perhaps you need money to move to a new Boston Midtown high rise condo or you are at risk financially within the home. Whatever the case may be, learning how to sell your existing Boston condo for sale in the fastest way possible is key. Once a home is on the market, you can experience holding costs, the damage that can devalue the home or rates go up which reduces the number of potential home buyers on the hunt for a new home. Learning how to have a successful seller’s mindset will get you on the right track to selling your home quickly.
SET YOUR GOALS
To be a successful Boston condo seller, you must have the right mindset. You need to be objective and look at your home from the seller’s point of view. Learn how to balance the following three goals to then move fast with your home sell:
- Set a goal to net the most money you can from the sale
- Sell in the shortest time frame possible
- Sell with the least risk of convenience
SECURE A GOOD REAL ESTATE AGENT
An essential factor in selling your Boston Beacon Hill home quickly is to secure a good real estate agent. You want to work with someone who has experience and knows what to do to get your home noticed. Look for an individual who has experience in selling your property type, has good reviews or recommendations and is regulated or a member of an ethics board.
Find an individual that is also aggressive and will work for you to get your home sold. Review any fees and costs to ensure you are getting the best deal plus ensure that the real estate agent has the ability to gain visibility for your property so that your home gets noticed. The majority of home buyers will be looking online so your agent needs to provide a listing and information online to ensure success.
PREPARE YOUR HOME TO SELL FAST
Once you have your goals in mind and a realtor in place, you are ready to prepare your Boston condo for sale. Start by choosing the right home improvements. Paint the walls with neutral colors to have a depersonalized appearance. Clean and declutter, removing any personal items so potential home buyers can see themselves in your home. Staging is also an essential factor. Stage the home so that buyers can see how each space can be used.
ADDITIONAL FACTORS TO CONSIDER
When selling your Beacon Hill home, there are factors to consider that will help you sell quickly. Determine the best season in your region to sell your dwelling. Some seasons may be more lucrative than others. Pricing the home strategically is also important. Compare recently sold homes as well as others on the market to determine a fair price.
Marketing your home is key. Take time to create quality listings online and in print, using such words as unique to help your home stand out.
Over the course of 20 years in the Boston downtown real estate market, John represented and sold numerous, condominiums, investment and development properties in Greater Boston and in the surrounding suburbs
In addition to representing Boston condo buyers and sellers, John is currently one of the most recognized Boston condo blog writers regarding Boston condominiums and residential real estate markets. John's insights and observations about the Boston condo market have been seen in a wide variety of the most established local & national media outlets including; Banker and Tradesman, Boston Magazine The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald and NewsWeek and Fortune magazine, among others.
For over 24 years, John Ford, of Ford Realty Inc., has been actively involved in the real estate industry. He started his career in commercial real estate with a national firm Spaulding & Slye and quickly realized that he had a passion for residential properties. In 1999, John entered the residential real estate market, and in 2000 John Started his own firm Ford Realty Inc. As a broker, his clients have come to love his fun, vivacious, and friendly attitude. He prides himself on bringing honesty and integrity to the entire home buying and selling process. In addition to helping buyers and sellers, he also works with rental clients. Whether you’re looking to purchase a new Boston condo or rent an apartment, you’ll quickly learn why John has a 97% closing rate.
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John Ford and his staff can be reached at 617-595-3712 or 617-720-5454. Please feel free to stop by John's Boston Beacon Hill office located at 137 Charles Street.
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