Secrets to (eventually) selling your home easily

Most homeowners, or future homeowners, want to live in a place that fits their lifestyle, and expresses their individuality at the same time.  For example, if you have a large family, you will need more bedrooms, bathrooms, and space in general.  If you have a small family, or are empty nesters, you will want to use any extra space for living and entertaining purposes. On top of that, there is probably a whole list of features you want in your home to make it fit your family more personally. So the question is, how do you find a house that fits you, without being tied down to it for the rest of your life? Here is some advice, which may help you answer this difficult question.


Go with what you want

If you want a distinctive and attention-grabbing home, chances are, down the road others will too.  The point is, when you are looking for a home, concentrate on what you really want instead of what will sell later. Focus on what works for you, not what works for the real estate market.  When you design your home so that it fits your individual family, it will probably be a great fit for similar families in the future.  So feel free to add the character to your home you desire, it might just end up paying off in the end when you want to sell, and your home stands out far above the rest in your neighborhood.


Change your source of inspiration

If you have been looking to house plan websites and home improvement store plan books for new home or remodeling suggestions, you may want to start finding your inspiration elsewhere.  The problem with these sources is they are mostly repeating themselves, which means you’re not getting anything new.  A better source of inspiration for you will be to start small.  Concentrate on finding pieces of design here and there, and then adding them together to make your own unique creation.  Be sure to remain open minded while searching, and don’t stress about getting every detail just the way you see it in a magazine or model home.


A win-win situation

When you start looking in the right places for design inspiration, you will find an excess of exceptional home and design ideas.  Also, you will probably figure out unique homes tend to be more valuable than other homes with a common theme.  If you follow your desires and create a house that looks different and does things others don’t, when it comes time for your family to move on, you might find that you sell your home much quicker than anyone else.


We hope these tips will help you find, and eventually sell, your home, and make it fit your needs instead of catering to outside opinions. If you ever need any more help or advice on selling or buying, feel free to call us at 1-816-561-0622.

Key Realty Group is a locally owned, full-service real estate brokerage headquartered in the heart of Kansas City. We specialize in Property Management, Maintenance & Preservation, REO Valuation & Marketing, and Investor Acquisition Services.