A side to homeownership that is key to being successful in starting your new home journey is knowing where to start when you are ready to sell your home. There are some important things to consider and careful planning that should go into it. Here are a couple tips on how to prep your home and turn it into an irresistible and marketable home.
Pricing it right and work with an experienced Real Estate Agent-
Do your research and find out how much your home is worth if you are looking to sell your home. Then working with an Agent that is experienced and you can trust, decide on a price your home should be listed at. An important part to remember is that you need to disassociate yourself with your home. Make that mental decision to “let go” and start this new journey of finding a new home.
Half empty closets-
Storage. Storage. Storage. This is something every buyer can’t get enough of. Knowing this, organize your storage space like closets and take things out and neatly organize them. Buyers will peek in every nook and cranny so be sure to keep these areas tidy.
Light (especially natural light) is an important thing to buyers so maximize the light in your home. Maximize the light in your home by taking down drapes, clean windows, update lampshades and replace light bulbs. Try and think of things to make your home bight bright and cheery this will create a more appealing atmosphere for potential buyers.
Take the home out of your house-
Box up those personal photos and heirlooms. Buyers get distracted and can’t get past them. You want potential buyers to envision their own personal belongings in this space and visualize themselves living there.
The first impression is the only impression-
A buyer will judge your home before they walk in the door no matter how good the interior may look. When buying a home, second chances are slim to none. Put some effort into your curb appeal. Bright flowers and shrubs can go a long way to spruce up an exterior. You want to make sure your home is welcoming and inviting.
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