Reasons to Prep Your California Luxury Residence for a Showing

by Bonnee Proo 01/21/2019

If you intend to sell a luxury home in Malibu, Los Angeles or anywhere else in California, it generally is a good idea to prepare for showings. In fact, there are many reasons why it is beneficial for a Golden State luxury home seller to plan ahead for showings, and these reasons include:

1. You can differentiate your residence from the competition.

A fabulous garden, stunning swimming pool or other amazing California luxury home features may help your residence stand out to prospective buyers. As a result, these features could help you reap the benefits of a fast, profitable property selling experience.

Regardless of whether you're selling a luxury home in San Francisco, Sacramento or elsewhere in California, you should strive to differentiate your residence from the competition. Because if your luxury house stands out to a buyer during a showing, you could speed up the home selling cycle and maximize your home sale earnings.

2. You can show off the true size and beauty of your home.

A cluttered, messy California luxury home is unlikely to impress potential buyers. Fortunately, if you clean up your residence prior to a showing, you can boost the likelihood that a buyer will fall in love with your house.

As a California luxury home seller, you only get one chance to make a positive first impression on a buyer. If you allocate time and resources to remove clutter and clean your Golden State luxury residence both inside and outside, you can show off the true size and beauty of your house. Then, a buyer should have no trouble envisioning what life may be like if he or she purchases your California luxury house.

3. You can make it simple for a buyer to make an informed decision.

A homebuyer likely has learned about your California luxury home from a listing and set up a showing to get a better idea about whether this residence is the right choice. If you prep your Golden State luxury residence for a showing, you can make it easy for a buyer to see your house's full potential. As such, a buyer can attend a showing and decide whether your residence matches his or her expectations. And if there is a match, it may be only a matter of time before you receive an offer to purchase your California luxury home.

Lastly, as you get ready to sell your California luxury home, it may be helpful to work with a real estate agent. This housing market professional can help you accomplish your Golden State luxury home selling goals in no time at all. Thus, if you want to quickly sell your Anaheim luxury residence, a real estate agent can help you do just that. On the other hand, if you want to optimize the earnings from the sale of your San Diego luxury home, a real estate agent can help you get the best price for your house.

About the Author

Bonnee Proo

A Penn State undergrad with an MBA from University of Redlands, I specialize in the sale of new and existing homes in San Diego County. Licensed for 12 years in the Real Estate and Mortgage Banking industries, I have a strong background in Mortgage Banking and Investment property. Prior to real estate. I spent 18 years as a Corporate Accountant specializing in Healthcare and Biotechnology. I’ve always been a "numbers person.” However, my joy comes from working with and helping people make well-versed decisions with sometimes the largest investment they will ever make in their life…their home.

Leveraging my experience over the years, I am known for outstanding client service, available 7 days per week or whenever called upon to assist, execute, negotiate, guide or encourage. I strongly believe it is my duty to not only represent my clients to the best of my ability, but also to educate them throughout every step of the home buying (or selling) process, arming them with topnotch information and market insight so that they are able to make the best decisions possible. I am honest and trustworthy. I wholeheartedly believe that commitments are made to be kept. Also, I am extremely hardworking and knowledgeable about the real estate/mortgage industries and I have an EXCELLENT team of affiliates (lender, escrow, title, inspectors, etc.) with whom I work that are just as hardworking and knowledgeable in their respective lines of work, and always ready to assist.

During my spare time, you will either find me swing dancing or swinging a golf club. I also enjoy walking/hiking or spending time at the gym always working on trying to stay healthy; socializing with friends; and spending quality family time with husband, Phillip and my sassy, little fur-baby, Sadi.



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University of Redlands (Alumni Board)

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