Create a Next-level Listing

You know the listing basics: great photos, highlight the strongest features, talk about amenities… this isn’t your first rodeo. Unfortunately, there are a lot of cowboys out there with a few rodeos under their belt. So how do you go beyond the basics and make sure your listing stands out? Here are a few tips to take your listing to the next level.

  • Tell a story. Sure, you can describe a kitchen as “spacious,” or a dining room as “bright.” But by tossing out such vague descriptors, you may be appealing to a wider audience, but you’re not going to make an impression. Instead, identify exactly the kind of person who’s going to want this home, and tell a narrative that appeals to them. If you know this house is perfect for a family, talk about the features of the home that make that true.
  • Get creative. This is one of those “easier said than done” things, and certainly it’s difficult to do for every listing, but don’t shy away from clever or creative angles on a home if the idea comes to you. Unique, eye-catching photos (like aerial drone photography, for example) can help distinguish your listing in a crowd. And the right joke or gimmick can garner viral success (but be wary of making the wrong one!)
  • Let sellers get personal. Ask the homeowners what they loved most about living in this house. Then, use that in your listing. This helps potential buyers envision themselves in the house, plus the homeowners know better than anyone what makes this property shine.

You don’t need to spend a fortune on advertising to get more eyes on your listing. Instead, a little time and effort can make help your listing reach more people (including, with any luck, the future buyer!)

The Jim Passi Team at Citywide Home Loans proudly serves Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Georgia and Flordia. If you are looking to buy a home or refinance, we have you covered. Apply Now to get started.
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Jim Passi
Regional Manager
NMLS# 158000

1300 East Woodfield Road, Suite 302
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Mobile: 847-899-1813
Email: jpassi@citywidehomeloans.com

…the most kind hearted, attentive, professional person…

What can I say about this man….he is the most kind hearted, attentive, professional person I’ve met in a long time. He made my purchase as easy and smooth as it can be. He’d call every week just to check up or just to say Hi, I don’t know many agents that do that. I remember one of the first things he said to me when we met…..It is easier to find a home than a man lol….That will stick with me for a long time. Step by step he guided me through the whole process, answered all my questions and when I felt like giving up, which was often, he encouraged me not to in so many ways. He always knew the right things to say and make me smile. When he would say, I’m here for you, no matter what day of the week it is, believe me, that is a true statement . Throughout the process, not only did I get a home, I’ve gained another friend for life. Jim is truly heaven sent and I would highly recommend him and his team in a heart beat.

Thank you Jim for the jokes, laughs, encouragement and for putting up with me 🙂 YOU’RE MY MAN 🙂

Maggie F.