Real Estate Advice: How to Quickly Sell Your Summer Home

Posted by Staff Reporter ( on May 04, 2016 07:10 AM EDT
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General view of the swimming pool at Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands summer residence on July 4, 2011 in Tavernelle, Italy. (Photo : Michel Porro / Getty Images)

Selling a summer home could be difficult as the property will only be appealing to seasonal customers. Despite that, there are advantages in selling one as well as effective ways that could make your home more appealing to potential customers. Here are some tips to consider when selling your summer home.

As indicated by Star Telegram, selling the property in the month of July, which is summer in the United States, may be the best time to attract interested homebuyers than selling the home in the fall. Since the whole home selling process would take around 167 days, or over five months, the sale of your summer home should go with the tides!

Therefore, selling the property in the summer will draw more buyers since they would want to spend their next summer in a delightful property by buying it early.

As a matter of first importance, the main thing that you ought to consider before posting your property is figuring out the best and fair asking price. Ensure that it is esteemed fairly, however not to the point that you won't get its full worth. The price is the deal changer when it comes to attracting potential buyers.

Ensure that you have officially sorted out your paperwork, particularly legal documents, so that there will be no unexpected delays. The buyer would need everything to be set up when summer arrives. This means that you ought to also address minor issues in the property by conducting repairs for defects.

As per Homes Go Fast, since a summer home is seasonal, it is best that you take photos of the property during summertime when the sun is high, the light is abundant, and the flowers are in bloom. Such photographs will help catch the attention of potential buyers.

Additionally, you can also enhance your property with flowers and trees to make it more "summerly." This will further improve the aesthetics of you home and draw potential buyers for your property.

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