Even in today’s world where the internet reigns supreme in almost all aspects, the traditional For Sale yard sign is still a popular option for anyone who has their house on the market.
Whether you’re hiring a real estate agent or going at it alone, a For Sale yard sign is most of the time the first indication to the world that your house is on the market. Most of the interested buyers will see your yard sign and then take action by calling the number on the sign to ask questions or schedule a visit.
Types of For Sale Signs
For Sale signs can come in a variety of various forms: plastic, wood, metal, and light up, just to name a few. While an enticing light up sign might sound really appealing and maybe elevate your listing over others, the real truth is it doesn’t matter all that much what kind of sign you have – as long as you have one.
Standard types of For Sale signs vary depending on inherent weather conditions where you live, type of brokerage that has listed your home and, in some cases, simply personal preference.
Elements of an Effective For Sale Sign
Let’s take a look at some of the bigger real estate agency’s signs to understand what makes a For Sale sign, according to them, work. While there is something to be said for doing your own thing and going away from these element standards, the big real estate agencies have been using these signs for years and it is safe to assume they’ve put research behind the layout/elements of their signs.