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Getting Ready To Sell Your Maine Home.

Getting Ready To Sell Your Maine Home.

Like most things in life, being prepared, getting ready applies and the same is true for your Maine home sale.

You have to take steps first before unveiling the property listing to the public. Prior to putting your house on the market.

Making sure the Maine home for sale is up to snuff.

Ready for the show and tell. First, before the exposure starts and folks spread the word about the place.

Good or bad.

Just living in a property is one thing but raising the bar to a level higher for the attraction of a home buyer’s walk through satisfaction is so very necessary.

Not saying folks run loose ships as far as cleanliness, housekeeping. But the little odd jobs from the job jar that are lingering, growing in number need to be all caught up.


Because selling a Maine home is lots of little details. That are add up to help or hurt a sale in the flirting to entice a buyer to notice it. To desire it and want to take steps to make the property home sweet home all their own. To stand out over the rest for sale today in the area.

Because your Maine home is not the only one for sale, then the condition, overall impression the buyer receives is extra important.

It is a foot race in the house moving, selling process. The transfer to another place to live music festival sweets photofinish line.

So the new buyer helps in the move on to another home packing up and leaving for the seller.

Or move to an apartment if traveling light for awhile  is the best or only course of action.

Getting rid of clutter, looking at the home in Maine that’s for sale as if you the seller were the buyer.

That’s key. And often you view the Maine home differently as the owner if you can shift focus.

The way the Maine home is  seen with a critical eye to help transform it into what it should be, look like.

If not a quality, attractive property listing, effort to crank up the repairs, renovations schedule is escalated. Because when you decide to sell, you need to make it happen.

The seller has a role in the process of the Maine home sale.

maine cow photoIt does not just happen by itself. Like the story about the leather left out in sheets at night.

That in the morning is magically transformed into just your size of footwear.

Ready to slip on, lace up and take for a walk.

It is not just to please the Maine home buyer who expects a certain standard either.

That you the owner want he, she or them to like what they see during the walk through, online marketing.

Because if a bank loan is needed for the buyer of the Maine home then other sets of eyeballs become involved in the house sale.

Means to make a Maine real estate sale happen, then any loose ends, deficiencies have to be all tidy, ship shape.

The appraiser or home inspector, even the insurance agent, code enforcement folks can all have something to say. Input if the Maine house is lacking something. Or is needing attention.ludlow maine moose deer photo

Selling your Maine home often means looking at the next puzzle piece step for the owner.

And unless that next move is all thought through, a sudden detour sign blocking the path can show up.

Set up on the road that leads to the real estate closing. Delay or the plug pulled out all together. Killing the real estate sale is a possibility. Because the seller does a 180 degree about face.

Anxious to sell last week. This week, having second thoughts. Pulling back and becoming afraid. Timid. Not so sure a Maine home sale is the best thing to do. Or doubts if it is even possible at all because of new personal developments.

Trying to buy another Maine home paperwork and math looked into.

Having that process started while the old home is marketed aggressively. To make sure no obstacles make that leap from A to B possible.

The time to know we have problems Houston is before getting buyers, agents, brokers, bankers, appraisers, lawyers and others involved. Because if the seller is not ready, the real estate professional, buyer and all the others involved in the process are all wasting their time.

I‘m Maine REALTOR Andrew Mooers, ME Broker

20.532.6573  |  [email protected]   |  MOOERS REALTY 69 North St Houlton ME 04730




Andrew Mooers

Welcome to our Maine real estate website. I am the father of four grown children, have listed, marketed, sold properties for over forty years. Lots of changes in the real estate industry over that many decades and daily we re-invent our job. I grew up on a Maine farm that I bought from by three older brothers. My youngest son continues in the tradition on that same Maine farm. Here to help with property searches for homes, farms, land, waterfront, multi housing rentals, small mom and pop business listings.

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