“7 Step Rule” is magic when buying a house

4054 E Hamblin-1What is the Sibbach Team‘s “7 Step Rule”? Simple, once a buyer takes 7 steps into a home they know whether or not they can live in the house. The rest of the house will confirm how they felt when they first walked in.

What does this mean to home sellers? Simple, they need to walk 7 steps into their home, look around and make sure everything they see will “wow” potential buyers. Buyers want to feel an immediate emotional connection to a house. Clean up any clutter, remove family photos. Rearrange furniture to open up the room. Shampoo or replace worn carpet, clean tile grouts, or if needed, install new flooring. Brighten the walls, apply a fresh coat of paint. The entry room, or rooms, need to feel inviting.

Top Realtors often suggest to clients to spruce up their kitchen, master bedroom and outdoor living areas when preparing a house for sale. Those rooms are the most important, but if a buyer is not “wowed” with in their first 7 steps into a house, they may not step into any of those rooms.

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