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What Does It Take to List a House?

by Kowalsky Realty, LLC 02/06/2020

Listing a home may be simple. In fact, if you know what it takes to craft an engaging house listing, you could speed up the property selling journey.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can create an effective home listing.

1. Evaluate Your Home's Strengths and Weaknesses

Your home likely has served you well, but it may be far from perfect. However, if you analyze your house from a buyer's perspective, you can understand your residence's strengths and weaknesses and craft your property listing accordingly.

Oftentimes, it helps to make a list of your home's strengths and weaknesses. You may want to allocate time and resources to correct any problems with your house, too. That way, you can transform a home weakness into a strength before you finalize your property listing.

Don't forget to accentuate the positive aspects of your home in your property listing as well. If your home boasts an amazing outdoor swimming pool, for instance, you may want to include details about your pool in your house listing. Or, if you recently improved your home's roof, you may want to highlight this upgrade in your property listing.

2. Be Honest

There is no need to stretch the truth in your home listing. And if you fail to provide buyers with accurate information about your house, you may struggle to enjoy a fast, profitable home selling experience.

Ultimately, it is important to provide buyers with the information they need to determine if your house matches their expectations. With an honest approach to a house listing, you can empower buyers with the insights they need to decide whether to pursue your residence.

3. Include High-Resolution Images

Your home listing should include relevant information about your residence, along with high-resolution images of different areas of your house. Because if you can show buyers the true beauty of your residence, they may fall in love with your house right away.

Before you take pictures of your home, you should clean your residence and remove clutter. You also may want to hire a real estate photographer who can capture amazing images that you can incorporate into your home listing.

Lastly, as you get set to list your house, you may want to hire a real estate agent. This housing market professional knows how to craft an effective home listing, and as such, can help you promote your residence to the right groups of buyers.

In addition, a real estate agent takes the guesswork out of selling a house. If you are unsure about how to proceed at any point during the home selling journey, a real estate agent is happy to assist you.

For a home seller who want to accelerate the property selling journey, creating an effective house listing is ideal. Thanks to the aforementioned tips, you should have no trouble crafting a home listing that hits the mark with buyers. As a result, you could use your listing to stir up significant interest in your house and enjoy a successful home selling experience.

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Kowalsky Realty, LLC

Living in Colorado for 25 years now, Terry and Maureen Kowalsky are as optimistic as ever about the real estate market, crediting the state’s high quality of life for its consistent growth. To date, they have bought and sold properties in Littleton, Frisco, and Castle Rock, and they are always eager to share their knowledge with New Coloradans and natives alike.

Prior to going into real estate, Terry worked in technology sales and Maureen worked as a teacher. He learned early in his career to focus on service, and his attention to detail, and strong communication skills serve as welcome experience throughout the buying and selling processes. She, on the other hand, mastered proactive guidance and advocacy while she was teaching, making her especially capable of representing clients’ best interests.

Both astute problem solvers, Terry and Maureen put their clients’ needs above everything else, listening first and foremost in order to understand just what the task at hand involves. They pride themselves on their ability to guide people toward homes rather than just houses, a pride that shines through in the way they carry themselves and approaches their day-to-day work. Perhaps most important of all, they ensure their clients’ comfort, educating those they serve on the details of the real estate market and reviewing every relevant variable, from location value to property type to pricing to building requirements to zoning.

In the course of their careers, Terry and Maureen have each won awards in their respective industries. They also take an active interest in the Denver community, volunteering often and supporting civic organizations. In their free time, they enjoy the Colorado outdoor living experience including skiing,snowshoeing, hiking, fly-fishing, and sampling our locally-brewed beers.

Terry grew up in Cleveland, and Maureen grew up in Los Angeles. They have been married since 1989 and moved to Littleton to raise their family in 1994.