List For Less, Sell For More: The ART of Selling a House For Top Dollar

January 5, 2019|
List For Less, Sell For More: The ART of Selling a House For Top Dollar by Joaquin F Benitez
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Like many homeowners considering selling their home, you may be wondering what it will take to sell your house for the highest price, in the shortest amount of time, while spending the least amount of money upgrading it. Anything will sell at the right price. However, you do not want to sell your house for just any price. After all, your home is the most valuable asset that you will ever own, and you want to get the most out of it.

What does it take to sell a house? An even better question, what does it take to sell a house for top Dollar? Most homeowners have no idea. By reading this book you will discover what it takes to sell a house for top Dollar, how to have a house ready before it goes on the market and have it sold in the shortest amount of time. What makes this book so unique is that it offers simple tips on how to get a house ready to sell, it also explains what upgrades buyers are looking for in a house to make it irresistible to them. Furthermore, this book explains how to set the optimal listing price for a house, one that would attract many interested buyers and put more money in the seller's pocket.

In this book, Joaquin explains the top eleven reasons why a beautiful house will sit idle on the market for months without selling and if or when it finally sells, it will sell for a lot less than the original asking price.

List for Less, Sell for More is a brilliant strategy that has proven very effective, even during slow market cycles. Learn from Joaquin's 15 plus years of real estate investment experience. If you follow his advice, there is no way you could go wrong This book contains simple, easy to follow instructions to get your house ready to sell. You will be glad you did, what a powerful book


Chapter One: Is Your House Fit to Sell? 1

- Start with the End in Mind

- Getting Your House Ready

- Cosmetic Upgrades

- Strategic Upgrades

- Complete Renovation

Chapter Two: Why Are You Selling? 19

- Why Do You Want to Sell?

- How Much Is Your House Worth?

- Does Your House Need Upgrades?

- How Much Should You Spend Upgrading?

- What Will the Upgraded Market Value Be?

- Should You Hire an Agent or Sell by Yourself?

- What to Expect from Real Estate Fees

Chapter Three: Why a House Does Not Sell 49

- Not Doing the Basics

- Not Having a Target

- Poor Colour Choices

- Improper Use of a Room

- Not Depersonalizing

- Signs of Poor Maintenance

- Damp Smell in the Basement

- Not Getting the House Inspected

- Poor Quality Photos

- No Curb Appeal

- Failing to Make a Good First Impression

- Unrealistic Price Expectations

Chapter Four: What Does Your House Smell Like? 67

- Unpleasant Odours

- Pet Odour

- Smoke Odour

- Food Odour

- Removing Cigarette Smoke Odour

- Hiring a Professional

- Odour Neutralizers

- Chapter Five: Cleaning and Decluttering 89

- What to Clean?

- Kitchen and Bathrooms

- Decluttering

- Extreme Examples

Chapter Six: The Main Entrance 103

Chapter Seven: The Kitchen 117

Chapter Eight: The Bathrooms 133

Chapter Nine: Floors and Walls149

Chapter Ten: Incidental Items 167

- Interior Doors

- Upgrading the Hardware

- Light Fixtures

- The Backyard

- Should You Consider Staging?

Chapter Eleven: List for Less, Sell for More 187

- Pricing a House Is an Art

- Priced to Sell

- It's Showtime

- You Have an Offer; Now What?

- SOLD: How Much of It Do You Get to Keep?

Joaquin Benitez migrated to Calgary, Alberta in the mid 80's during one of the worst recessions that the province had experienced up to that time. After arriving in Calgary, he pursued a career in engineering. It was during this time that he became interested in real estate investing and learned how to buy, sell and flip properties. Al...
Title:List For Less, Sell For More: The ART of Selling a House For Top Dollar
Product dimensions:208 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Published:January 5, 2019
Publisher:Benitez Holdings Ltd. imprint of Telemachus P
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780228809036

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