Selling your home is already challenging enough without a global pandemic, but how can you do it during COVID-19?
Fortunately we’ve got some tips and tricks to make the process as smooth as possible.
Limit People in Your Home
For your safety it’s best to limit new people in your home at this time. Use your own discretion and take into account your areas current COVID-19 safety precautions and regulations. It’s a good idea to vet prospective buyers before allowing them to view your home in-person, in order to make sure they’re really interested.
Create an Online Listing
When selling your home, creating a beautiful and informative online listing is the first step for success especially if you’re foregoing an open house and limiting showings. This listing should include a wide array of pictures of your home, and even a video tour if you’d like to go the extra mile. Consider hiring a professional photographer so you can be sure you’ve got the perfect shots. You want potential buyers to feel like they’re getting a good first feel for your home so they can decide if they really want to come see it in person.
Use Video Chat
You can use video chat apps in a multitude of helpful ways:
- Host a virtual open house- It may sound silly, but you could give a video tour of your home and answer any buyer questions all from the convenience of your couch.
- Give video showings- You could give a video tour of your home and answer questions on an individual basis with interested buyers.
- Communicate with your realtor- You’re gonna have a lot of questions and it seems like they have all the answers. Avoid face-to-face interactions with your realtor as much as possible by using a video chat app.
Improve Your Curb Appeal
If interested buyers decide to drive by and see the exterior of your house, you’ll want to make sure it’s in tip top shape. Wrangle any unruly flowerbeds, mow the lawn, wash your windows, and consider adding some fresh decor to your porch.
Sanitize Then Leave
Highly interested buyers will want to see your home in person, there’s no way around that. If you do decide to allow in-person showings of your home, work with your realtor to make sure you know exactly when they will be so you won’t be present at the house. Allowing strangers into your home during the pandemic is always a risk, but you can minimize that risk by sanitizing your house thoroughly before and after showings.
Contact Morgan Home Solutions
If selling your home during COVID-19 through an agent or on your own sounds a little too daunting, contact Morgan Home Solutions today. We buy homes in any condition fast so you don’t have to worry about showings, open-houses, or last-minute repairs. Call us today to get your free, no-obligation offer, and you could be closing on the sale of your home in as little as 14 days. We serve the Harrington and New Castle, Delaware, areas.