selling a houseSelling a house is all about presentation. Trust us when we say this. Your home is your biggest asset, so obviously you expect a good price, and yes, under the right conditions, that should be possible. But if you put it on the market with a wait-and-see attitude, you probably won’t get what you want.

Getting a potential buyer to “connect” with your home, to visualize how it will suit their lifestyle and family, isn’t luck. It’s all about creating an irresistible environment. When selling a house, it’s critical that every room looks like its intended purpose. Imagine what buyers will think if they view a “3 bedroom” house, but what they actually see is 2 bedrooms and a storage room!

Now, here’s another aspect that needs to be addressed – pets. Some people love them, some people are allergic to them, and some people hate them. Ensure that they are out of the house on viewing day to prevent one of the following 3 things from happening:

  1. If a buyer is allergic to pets, a reaction could put them off your home completely.
  2. If a buyer is a pet-lover, they may pay less attention to your home and more to your pet.
  3. If a buyer doesn’t like pets, they may feel uncomfortable and want to leave your home as quickly as possible.

If you’re planning on buying or selling a house on the magnificent Southern Georgian Bay Waterfront, contact us, Nancy-Jo and Iain Gurr. We specialize in retirement and waterfront properties, luxury homes, cottage real estate, and first-time buying.