Tips To Help Make Your Home Sell Faster On the Canadian Market

Are you trying your very best to sell your beautiful Canadian home on a market that seems completely uninterested? There may be a few extra factors at work if your home just is not selling on the current market.

There are no guarantees or fix-all solutions that you can apply to your situation. You need to approach the fact that your home is not selling on a personal level that is unique to your specific situation. You may enlist the help of qualified professionals such as the sales representative that you hired, from family members that you trust, or from friends and coworkers that mean a lot to you. With that said, here are a few tips to help you make your home sell more quickly once you have put it on the Canadian market:

 

The Home Needs Minor Repairs

When you make the decision to sell your home, you are making the decision to put the home’s flaws on display for potential buyers. The fewer flaws potential buyers see, the more likely they will be to put strong consideration into buying your home. Think about whether or not you would buy a home that is dirty, has broken paneling, a squeaky door on every doorway, and damaged electrical covers. You will have a hard time finding a potential buyer that is willing to accept less than you would.

 

The Home Looks Too Dated

If you have a home that looks as though it has not changed a bit in the past 50 years, then you are going to have to do a little bit of compromising. Consider updating appliances, taking down wallpaper, and applying stainless steel appliances and fixtures wherever possible if possible. If you cannot afford these types of fixes, then consider lowering your price or negotiating with any potential buyers that are interested in making an offer on your home. You never know when the next offer will come along.

 

The Price Is Too High

You may have to face the fact that your home is not what it was worth when you purchased it. Not only does your home depreciate over time, the market fluctuates in ways that are not always easy to predict. Even if you can predict which direction the market will be moving in, you cannot always control when you must sell your home and move on to the next one. Talk to your sales representative if you are unsure of whether or not your home is currently listed at a price that is too high.

 

You Are Too Attached To the Home

You may not actually want to sell your home. That is okay unless you are being forced to sell your home for one reason or another. You may not even realize that you are more attached to the home than you thought or that your emotions are getting in the way of the sale that you really need to make. You may wish to consider therapy or talk with loved ones if you feel that your attachment is getting in the way of a successful sale.

 

The Home Failed Inspection

There are a few different types of inspections that your home will likely go through when you try to sell it. Most of the time you will pass and think nothing of it. Other times you will fail inspection. You will likely have a harder time selling your home as it is ift your home fails one or more inspections.


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