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Selling your house or condo in St. Petersburg Fl

Showing your home for sale in St. Petersburg and beach towns like Treasure Island, Madeira Beach and St. Pete Beach

All the advertising and marketing doesn’t help if your home or condo doesn’t show well or if it is a hassle to make a showing appointment.

  • Be as flexible and accommodating as you can. Be prepared to show your home on a short notice.
  • Make sure there is enough space on the drive way to park the buyers cars.
  • Get out of the way, take a walk around the neighborhood when you have a showing. Buyers feel more comfortable when the owner in not around.
  • Make sure your dogs are out of the house too, a lot of people are afraid, no matter how sweet and loving your baby is.
  • Finish your laundry or dishes before the buyers arrive, the sound of a dishwasher or washer and dryer is not appealing.
  • Cool it down, set your AC to 76 or lower, people get uncomfortable if it is too warm in a house or condo.

Keep in mind, people move to Florida to be in the sun, naturally they want their new house or condo to be bright and airy.

  • Open all blinds.
  • Switch all lights on, you might want to replace light bulbls with higher Watt once.

Buyers need to be able to see themselves in your house or condo, they need to picture where their furniture would go, how their family dynamics would work in the new property.

  • De – Clutter, pack up as many things as you can and store the boxes in the garage.
  • De – Personalize, pack up your family photos, buyers get distracted when they see photos and all of a sudden they are more interested in the people who own the house instead of being interested in the house.
  • Empty your closets and cabinets as much as you can and organize them, the emptier they are the bigger they look.
  • Create open spaces by moving furniture around.
  • Kitchen and Bathroom counters need to be visible, take off as much stuff as you can.

Last but not least, the unconscious mind.

  • Make sure your house smells nice, Lavender is best, it has a fresh yet calming effect on the buyers.
  • Play some easy listening music in the background.
  • Having fresh flowers around always helps.
  • Make sure your pool is sparkling clean and the pool pump is not running during a showing.

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Showing your home for sale in St. Petersburg and beach towns like Treasure Island, Madeira Beach and St. Pete Beach

Selling your house or condo in St. Petersburg Fl