No doubt it’s a tough time to sell your house. So any edge up you can get on the competition is going to help you in the end. IBTimes.com has put together a good list of 5 tips for sellers that you can use to spur some ideas. But I thought that this one, in particular, was of value:
1. Incentives – In this market, it’s all about distinguishing your home from the pack, in a good-kind-of-way.
You have a 3-bedroom $600,000 home in suburban Boston? Consider throwing in 4 choice box seats to two Boston Red Sox games at Fenway Park or a night or two at the Boston Pops.
Not just any incentives, but be creative. Coupons or gifts card to go out to eat or to some special sporting event, opera, or other can really enhance and give you the edge over a very similar property in your area. In this down market, the key is to be creative, and get exposure through online and offline means.
Get the rest of the tips here.