Finding Added Value When Selling Your Home: 3 things to focus on

August 17, 2015

When you are selling a home, it is tempting to want to fix the place up, put some paint on the walls, then put a picture up on the web, and wait for people to come to you. Chances are it isn’t going to cut it. Buyers nowadays are savvy, and want more than just a house - they want a home where they can put down roots. Businesses often look for “added value” in their products; that is, what extra value do they get aside from the product when purchasing it from you. Same goes with your house: Finding added value when selling your home is a great way to get it off the market quickly. Here are three things to focus on.

Great Schools

People moving into the suburbs of large cities are often doing so in order to raise a family in a friendly environment. Wide open spaces, safety, and a focus on schooling are some of the main advantages of suburban areas. Try to focus on the great schools in the area, and reference school rankings or surveys from the government. A family looking for a home will definitely be paying attention. The Vaughan area for instance has several schools that rank very high in consistency for passing the EQAO, and is also home to many highly-ranked private schools.

Local Green Space and Nature

People often want to live close enough to a big city to commute, but let’s not forget that they have lives outside of work, too. The great thing about Canada is that beautiful nature is everywhere. So make sure to point out just how great the community green space and natural landscapes are. Show them that your home is only a few minutes ride from a nature conservation centre, and other sports parks, and fun outdoor activities.

Safety and Tranquillity

Despite its relatively large population and fast rate of growth, Vaughan is still much quieter than surrounding cities. Not only that, but there are places away from the bright lights of the core of the town that make you feel like you are living out in the country, rather than a city of nearly 300,000. The entire region is one of the safest in Canada, and it is easy to kick back and relax here.

When selling your home, you need to more than just show how beautiful it is. There are beautiful homes everywhere in the world. You need to convince people that not only will they get a great home, but that they will also get a lot of other amazing things with it. That’s why finding added value when selling your home is so important.  For help with selling your home in Vaughan, ON, contact Schuren Sriskandarajah today. 416.333.9393.


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Schuren Sriskandarajah Sales Representative

HomeLife/Future Realty Inc. Brokerage

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