Now as you have decided to sell your property the point arises, how to advertise for your property so as to get the right response for it ? To give an advertisement in any newspaper is very simple but before that we must understand that what components should a good advertisement be made of ? What should be the basic structure for it ? What information is to be included ? What information is to be excluded ?
The basic mistake people make while advertising for their property is that they try and include every possible information about their property as if the property is to be sold solely on the basis of this advertisement. But such advertisement will lead to drop the advertisement response, as it is unable to hold the attention of the person reading it. As it seems that providing more information in the advertisement the lesser would be the response to it.
It is not so that you should not provide any information but then it should be chosen carefully. As advertisement is to grab attention and give you results in the form of visitors approaching you.
It is not possible for the reader to approach each and every listed home in the newspaper, definitely they are eliminating some of them. You are not suppose to be amongst eliminated one’s. You don’t have to give them any such chance.
There are certain factors to be considered while making an advertisement for your property i.e. it should grab reader’s attention, should be able to pull their interest, create a desire and compel them to take an action. Now let us see these factors on an individual basis:
To grab attention of a particular individual looking for such advertisement you need to make them feel that this advertisement relates to their search. The simplest way to do this is start your advertisement with mentioning the name of the city or place your home is in. It’s very simple. If anyone desires a place at such location will start reading your advertisement.
Now since grabbing the attention is not all you need to capture their interest too. The best way to it is to provide some of the financial information as people are very much interested in this information, but in most of the advertisements it is rarely mentioned to them. Now for giving this information you can contact any real estate agent and ask them for a valuation for your property. They can surely provide you with a figure you can quote in your advertisement.
You can also mention the mode of payment you would prefer. Now to create some big desire you can continue giving some positive terms like walled garden, fireplace… such terms makes a person feel good while reading your advertisement.
Now what exactly do you want the reader to do ? Certainly you want then to take some action. Now to make that happen you need to provide them with some contact information. You can give them the option for calling you or e-mailing you, or if you have a website provide the URL of your site. The major responses come generally by providing them with the telephone number as its makes the interaction easy for the reader.
So now you know what to do when you are to give an ad for your property.