Preparing Your Home To Sell – Read Our Tips

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You have decided to sell your house. Read our tips for getting your home ready to be listed on the market:

Rooms

  • All rooms should be converted back to their original purpose
  • Kitchen counters need to be cleared off and showcased with minimal decor
  • Bathrooms should be cleaned and made to feel “spa like”
  • Make the great room, living room or den look more spacious by removing some furniture
  • Home offices are popular – if you can, create a home office space or nook
  • It’s time to clear out, donate or sells items you no longer need or use
  • Cars should be able to be parked in your garage

Paint
Painting is one of the most economic activities you can do that also results in excellent return on that investment – read more painting tips here, here and here

Things To Do

  • Is something broken in your home? Fix it
  • Clean your home
  • Replace light bulbs and use high wattage bulbs to add light
  • Pack your things and put them in temporary storage to create more space
  • Stage your home to appeal to buyers – read more about this here and here
  • Consult with your real estate agent on more things to do to get your home ready to list!

Improve
If you can, you may want to consider some improvements for your home to make it more appealing. For example, stainless steel appliances are popular and impressive. Replacing old carpeting will make a look look fresh.

Tips

  • Be sure to focus on curb appeal – read more about this here
  • Check out the competition of other area homes for sale and then make your home look better
  • Concentrate on the things that matter the most

 

 

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