When selling a unique home, it’s true that you’re moving out of it. But most of the time, we want to see it go to worthwhile owners. After all, it’s likely that years of memories made there, investment in our time and energy, and any renovations or extensions we have made will live on in the form of the property’s current state.
Just like selling artwork or even finding a pet a new home, we want someone who appreciates this to be first in line.
That said, selling a unique home, be that a conversion from a prior design. (Like a schoolhouse, forge or old bakery), or a house sporting any uncommon renovations you have made can be both easier and harder to sell at the same time.
Easier, because you’re more likely to attract curious potential buyers. Harder, because your home may appeal to more of a niche market.
This is especially true of home builds that took place from scratch, such as inherited property you receive from retired parents who invested everything to build such a place. If you find yourself in this situation, we wish to discuss the three best considerations to make when selling a unique home, and why they matter:
Identifying Your Target Audience
Identifying your target audience is an important measure when selling a home in general. For instance, a premiere apartment within the inner city is often focused on childless couples or those young, plucky professionals.
The truth is that selling your unique home may be best found by appealing to those with design sensibilities similar to yours. Like those that are looking for a barn conversion, or perhaps those looking for a home for their elderly relative. This may be thanks to all of the mobility aids you have installed within the space.
These details can help you list the property in a more appropriate manner.
Espousing Its Virtues & Intent
Espousing the virtues and intent of your property is worth considering. You know your space, so discuss why it’s been designed in such a manner.
Perhaps your kitchen is in an odd place, for instance. You can make use of the prior installations like a baking or pizza oven left over from when the property used to serve as a family business. It’s little elements like this that provide that notable worth to a property. So don’t be ashamed of its consideration – embrace it!
Using A Reliable, Professional Service
Ultimately, there’s nothing better than utilizing the services of a capable and nuanced realtor when promoting your property in the best possible manner. They be able to showcase how your property can be marketed better. And they help you identify every other point on this list and how it relates to you.
Some realtors may be more skilled in some field. Others may have their opposing specialism. But one thing is for sure, there’s nothing better than the services of a full-time skillset on this approach to net you the most value – and the best future owner.
With this advice, we believe that selling a unique home will be more than possible.