People are always looking for homes to buy and most of them fail to realise that what they need to do first is to make sure that a home is in good condition before they even attempt to sell it. The first and the foremost thing that you have to do is conduct a comprehensive home inspection, which involves checking the structure, construction material, electrical connections, plumbing, drainage system as well as the visible fittings within the house. Besides home inspection, you should also make it a point to contact a few builders who can provide you with their quotes so that you can make a decision as per your budget. Once you get a list of the prices of the different properties available in the market, it will be easier for you to decide as to which one will suit your budget. Once you have the list of the price lists, it is advisable to visit various properties in the market to check out the amenities that they offer as well as the kind of atmosphere that prevails in the property.
After the home inspection, it is always advisable to put it on sale, but if you are not having sufficient cash to carry out the home inspection, then you should consider hiring a real estate agent who can help you find buyers for your property. The agents have better knowledge about the properties available and can guide you with regard to what repairs should be carried out as well as how much cash you will need for the repairs. They also have contacts with the right kind of buyers and so you can easily get cash buyers for your property. Another option available to you is to carry out the repairs yourself. If you are qualified, then carrying out the repairs on your own would not only save you money, but it would also reduce the risk involved in the same.
Once you have made the necessary repairs, you may start advertising your property. You could post advertisements through newspapers and website so that any potential buyers may know about your property. Once you start selling your property, you may then contact the previous owners and request for a cash discount. Even if you are not in a position to bargain for discounts, you can ask for a discount that is enough to cover the repairs. Remember that any negotiations for discounts that are done without prior inspections are bound to fail as the buyer will never consider purchasing a property that has been damaged by renovations.