What Today’s Homebuyers Are Looking For

If you’re selling your home in Louisville or any of the surrounding areas, I’ve got great news for you! Your home is in great demand. I haven’t even visited your property but I know this is the case because housing inventory is at an all-time low. But if you want top dollar for your house, read on to learn what today’s homebuyers are looking for.

Photo of a home with great curb appeal

Today’s Homebuyers Want Move-In Ready

If you’ve decided that you need to move, you’re probably thinking that there might be no point in new decorating. But think about this, people looking for their new home will be comparing your house to what they see on HGTV and Pinterest. Today, people really want a move-in-ready property.

Please understand, this doesn’t mean you must do massive renovations. It’s really about what your current spaces are communicating to prospective home buyers. Maybe your kitchen needs just a few small touches that’ll do the job.

But if your real estate expert recommends a full renovation, now your job is to find a quality company that will fulfill this vision at the right price. When saving money is the main factor, you’ll want to work with an organization that will provide both the drafting/design, as well as, the construction. Using this method of design build remodeling, you can rest assured that your new build will not only just be stylish, but also safe and structurally sound. With both trades working on your house you’ll be in the best place to finish the work quickly and reap the financial rewards even quicker.

Decluttered & Tidy Space

Straight from these Top 10 Professional Home Staging Tips for Louisville Sellers comes one of the most important jobs you’ll do—decluttering your home. We can’t emphasize this enough, make sure only the essential pieces of furniture and decor are present before the professional photographs are shot.

This includes items such as toys that can’t fit away in cupboards, larger items including bicycles, redundant seating, and even those seldom-used that sit on your countertops. By removing all of these, you are increasing the sense of space in your home. This will always translate into a higher sales price.

A Winning First Impression

If a potential buyer pulls up to the front of your house and doesn’t like what they see, they
may just leave before even entering. Because it’s your home, you see it every day so there will be a lot you don’t recognize as a potential turn-off.

Increasing curb appeal is very important to today’s homebuyers. If your home’s exterior is looking worn and dated, there are several things you can do to correct the problem. From new paint to updated landscaping, these will all be tasks that will enhance your bottom line at the closing.

Tre Pryor, Realtor

Tre Pryor is the leading real estate expert in the city of Louisville. He is a multi-million dollar producer and consistently ranks in the top 1% of Louisville Realtors for homes sold. Tre Pryor has the highest possible rating—5.0 stars on Google—by his clients and is routinely interviewed by the local NBC news. Tre Pryor is a member of the RE/MAX Hall of Fame.