Palm Coast is a premiere destination city located in Flagler County, Florida. As you travel through the six miles of breathtaking ocean views heading into Palm Coast, you will find a bustling community full of welcoming people with a serene, picture-perfect backdrop. As one of its many endearments, Palm Coast has a walkable downtown with year-round events and activities, gourmet restaurants, inspiring museums, and unique shopping destinations. In addition, several gorgeous ocean-front golf courses draw golfers from around the world to their magnificent greens.
With its year-round tropical climate, Palm Coast attracts over 500,000 visitors each year, each dreaming of owning a piece of paradise. Every visitor wants to become part of this vibrant community's relaxing atmosphere and friendly vibe. In recent years, Palm Coast has been listed as "One Of The Best Places To Live" and "One Of The Best Places To Retire,” according to Money Magazine.
When selling, your focus should be on the presentation of your home. Curb appeal is what grabs the buyer's attention. It's your first chance to make an impression. Here are some quick and easy ways to get your home ready to show:
Work with a professional agent
Know the market
When selling your Palm Coast luxury home, you need to work with your agent to price it competitively. A well-priced home draws in an influx of buyers. For you as a seller, this means an increase in the bidding, which could lead to a healthy profit margin.
Make sure to complete quick fixes to add value to your home. Of course, you don't want to do any unnecessary significant makeovers before selling. However, adding a fresh coat of paint, new cabinet hardware, and a few gorgeous throw rugs can drastically change the look of your home without substantial financial risk.
Your kitchen will be one of your home's most significant selling points. The kitchen is the heart of the house for most people. So, this is another good area to invest in. By replacing countertops and updating appliances, your kitchen will have that "brand new" feeling buyers are looking for.
Lastly, be sure to highlight your home's unique features. Whether a spiral staircase or an enchanting garden, play up the space for your buyers to explore. Chances are, the things that made you fall in love with your home will also work for prospective buyers.
Showing your home
The showing process can be a bit stressful if you still live in your home. It takes patience and negotiation to find the best times to have sellers view your home while working with your busy schedule. Real estate agents are committed to customer service and go above and beyond to make selling your home a smooth and efficient transaction.
There are two main ways that showings are conducted: either you schedule appointments ahead of time, or you can have a lock box installed so that your agent can show your home while you are at work or have time to leave the house. Be sure to re-stage your house before you leave, putting away any personal items and creating a welcoming space that speaks to a happy future for the prospective buyer.
You've got a buyer
Once you and your agent have accepted a request, the property and finances move into escrow, a neutral financial agreement to secure payment of funds. Your agent will help you handle issues with the title or title report. Once the buyer deposits funds in the escrow account, the deposit will be applied to their closing costs if the contract moves forward.
The appraisal of your home comes next, with a neutral third party appraising your home's value and submitting a report on their findings. At the final process, which is closing, both parties will sign all of the paperwork needed to complete the sale. Finally, payment for your house will be completed. You will receive a direct deposit or check after the funds are allocated to pay off your remaining mortgage, transaction costs, and relevant commissions.
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