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Laura Wucher Pleasant Hill Realtor

Laura Wucher Pleasant Hill Real Estate Agent

Should I Sell My Home As-Is? Consider These 4 Things


Is the idea of selling your home giving you a giant headache when you consider the long list of improvements needed before you can even go to market?

Before you begin an overhaul of your property and bring in painters or contractors, you may wish to consider another option: selling your home as-is.

And here’s why:


YOU MAY SAVE A BUNDLE OF MONEY

There is no doubt that making repairs to your home can be a burden on your bank account, but that’s not all. Deciding which repairs to make is stressful, hiring the proper tradespeople can be difficult and time-consuming resulting in a delay bringing your home to the market.

But you may not have to go through all that hassle. Clean up your property, tuck away clutter and make your home feel comfortable and livable. The rest is up to the new owner to decide!


YOU CAN PRICE YOUR HOUSE TO SELL—FAST!

Because you haven’t invested substantial money in home improvements, an as-is home sale can be priced to sell quickly. Many homebuyers are attracted to the concept of a lower starting price for a home and an enticing sales price can entice more buyers to see the home which may help you to get it sold faster.


LET A BUYER MAKE YOUR HOME THEIR OWN

Truthfully, most buyers have a vision of their unique dream home. Chances are high that buyers may change out the flooring that you just spent thousands to install. Because there is a good chance that buyers may wish to make changes to the home, keeping money in their pockets on the sales prices allow them enough wiggle room to complete those renovations to their own taste and style.


I HAVE HAD GREAT SUCCESS SELLING FIXERS

Let me put my experience to work for you! I have sold many homes that needed work to happy buyers who were thrilled with both the price AND the opportunity to put their personal stamp on the property. I generally treat as-is or fixer properties the same as more finished properties. That is, I provide complimentary staging, professional photography and premier marketing to present your home in the best light to the buyer pool.


Remember, selling your home doesn't have to be a stressful experience. There are plenty of buyers out there who are anxious to turn your fixer into their dream home. And if you decide that you'd like to do some home improvements before listing, I have a great black book of trusted industry professionals ready to help!


Interested in reading more about selling a home as-is? Check out 6 Essential Tips for Selling a House As-Is


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Laura Wucher Pleasant Hill Realtor