Tips for Selling a Home in Canada

Tips for Selling a Home in Canada

Deciding to sell your home can be challenging. Even though your piece of the Canadian homeland is perfect, there may be several sufficient reasons that you want to sell your house. Some of the most common reasons a homeowner wants to sell are:

 

Location

  • Location: Although you may have loved the location when you first purchased your house, it may not be your favourite any longer.

 

Size

  • Size: Families grow and in growth, we need more space.

 

Family Emergency

  • Family Emergency: Life can be unpredictable. Typically, we are thrown into a gruelling situation and required to move without much notice.

 

Change

  • Change: Other times, we simply need a change.

 

No matter what the reason for your move, there are a lot of tips that can help all Canadians sell their homes quickly and with ease. By utilizing these tips, you can be sure that you gain the most profit from the sale. Let's take a look at some of these best advice for successfully selling your home.

 

Double Check the Roof

It is important to always make sure your roof is in tip-top shape. If you analyse your roof and find damage, make sure to properly repair it. If needed you may need an entire roof instalment done. It may seem expensive but it will allow your house to sell for a larger profit. Another option is to make it known that the roof requires repair. Let the buyers know of the damage and be sure to set the sale price at a reasonable rate, because of the revisions required.

 

Fire Detection, Carbon Monoxide Detection

Make sure you supply the proper fire detection and carbon monoxide detectors in the home. People want to know that you have taken care of the home, and that you care about the safety of the property.

 

Electrical Issues and Wiring

A new home owner does not want to be pummelled with extensive electrical repairs. Electrical repairs can be quite costly and dangerous. Make sure you double check that your wiring is up to par. If something is broken, fix it. If repair isn't an option, always be sure to disclose the problem to the potential buyer.

 

Extra Items

Chattels are items inside the house that are not a part of the actual property. Including extras in room such as the parlour,maybe helpful in sealing the deal to a potential buyer. Always offer a little extra to entice a buyer.

 

There are many other things that can help someone sell their home. Simply mentioning that the neighbours are nice and easy to get a long with, can be a selling point. Create a checklist with the following items on it to ensure you complete all of the needed things to sell your home for a fast and reasonable profit.

 

1.) Foundation: Make sure your home has a solid foundation.

 

2.) Windows: Make sure all windows are leak proof.

 

3.) Exterior Items: Check items like siding and gutters.

 

4.) Appliances: Know which appliances need to be sold with the house.

 

5.) Bathroom: Always check pipes and bathrooms for proper use.

 

By making a list and checking off the items on it, you ensure that the buyer gets the best property available and you also ensure that you receive the most handsome payment available. Remember, this is a position of sales. It is the responsibility of you and your REALTOR® to sell the property. Do not simply leave it up to the REALTOR®. You have a lot of control over the sell of your property.


Caitlin Weaver
Sales Representative
(416) 890-3017
cweaver@chestnutpark.com

Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage
1300 Yonge Street, Suite 100
Toronto, ON M4T 1X3

(416) 925-9191