The Round Rock market temperature is currently rated by Zillow as “cool.” It is also currently equally favorable to both buyers and sellers, meaning you don’t have to worry about competing too hard for buyers. If you are looking to sell your home in Round Rock at a great price with minimal time on the market, there are a few things you can do to prepare your home to receive the optimal price.

Do a Little Market Research Specific to Homes Like Yours
You should always take time to do a little digital research on your own about homes that are similar to yours. Look for homes online that are similar to square footage, bedrooms, bathrooms, and overall amenities. This way you can see how other sellers are marketing their homes. This doesn’t just include the price point – you’ll want to get specific with your real estate agent about that. However, you can see what amenities other sellers are highlighting, how much time their homes have spent on the market and how they photograph their homes.

Don’t Just Clean, Declutter
Obviously, your home needs to be immaculate before you bring in the professional photographer or even consider showing it to buyers. However, one of the biggest pain points for prospective buyers is the level of clutter. The more you can declutter your home the bigger it will look inside. Additionally, clutter often comes with personal items. These make it harder for buyers to envision your house as their next dream home. Instead, they simply see a very lived-in house. Make it as easy as possible for them to envision moving into a clean, fresh house.

Invest in Minor Upgrades
One of the strongest investments you can make that will up your offer value is to make simple, strategic upgrades. For example, upgrade your old porch light with a swanky new porch light with an ironwork frame. Add in luxury doorknobs and cabinet handles. Little things like these give your entire house a newer, more modern look. 

Pick the Perfect Real Estate
The most important thing you want to do is to be strategic about when you start the process to find a Realtor® in Round Rock. There are dozens, maybe hundreds of real estates that are good. However, you want to make sure you find a real estate agent that has a wealth of experience selling homes similar to yours and, ideally, in your specific niche area of Round Rock. For example, if you are considering selling a home with a price point of around $250,000 it may be tempting to seek out one of the most sought-after agents. However, if that agent typically works with homes that sell closer to the $400,000 range, your home may not be a top priority to them. One of the easiest ways to do this is to use the proven algorithm provided on Effective Agents’ website. You simply enter information about the home you are looking to sell, and the website provides you will a tailored list of the best performing realtors® that are most likely to have proven success selling homes similar to yours.

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