How to Determine the Best Features of your Home

Dated: October 15 2021

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What is it about your property that stands out? What will buyers like most about it? What are your home’s most enticing features?

Answering those questions will help you determine which features to emphasize when selling your home. After all, you want buyers to notice and appreciate your property’s best characteristics.

But here’s the challenge...

It can be difficult to determine which features of your home are particularly desirable to buyers. You live there! So, there might be a fantastic characteristic of your property that you’ve gotten used to. You might not even realize its value.

One way to gain perspective is to ask friends, “What is it about our property that you like most? What stands out to you?” Ask them to be candid. Often, they’ll reveal characteristics about your home that may surprise you. You’ll definitely gain insights that will help you when listing.

Another technique is to compare your property to others in the neighbourhood. Buyers often target neighbourhoods, so realizing how your home stands out can be helpful when marketing it. For example, your property might have a larger backyard than most others on the street, or it might have a lot of recent upgrades.

Another way to discover your home’s most attractive features is to talk to me. I can tell you what buyers will like most about your property.

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Candy Ashdown

Experienced REALTOR® specializing in the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland. My local experience and expertise, combined with the brand power and influence of Royal LePage enables me to help my clients....

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