3 Tips to prepping your home for sale

If you want your home to be sold right away, you have to make sure that you do proper preparations on it before you put it up on sale. With so many homes out in the market today, potential home buyers can be quite picky so you need to make sure that your home can instantly catch attention on their first visit. Potential buyers can easily get discouraged when they see cracks or if the house is not in good condition. So before you decide to place your property on sale like putting it up on Get Listed Realty, you need to be sure that you have prepared your home on top condition.

Here are 3 tips to preparing your home for sale.

  1.    Prioritize any repairs that need to be done.

Since you want your home to be at the best condition possible, take care of any broken windows, doors, leaky roofs and any other things in your home that needed to be repaired. Put a fresh coat of paint that will instantly improve your home’s look as it can also attract potential buyers. Any minor and major effects should be taken cared of immediately so as to not face the risk of having the value of your home decreased. Do not wait until potential buyers will see those defects. Be proactive in doing all the repairs beforehand so that by the time is already put up for sale, it is already ready. With that, it won’t be a problem any longer to find a good buyer since your home is already in spotless and top condition.

  1.    Remove any clutter.

Home buyers would definitely want to envision their belongings when they check out your home. After all, they want a place where they comfortable and feel at home. Having all the stuff inside can disrupt buyer’s thoughts so before you put your home on sale, remove any clutter and depersonalize it. Clean your home up and if you have any excess stuff that needs someplace to go, you can temporarily rent a storage unit so you can place any extra furniture, personal items, and other stuff just so you can vacant your home. When buyers see a clean home, there are more chances you can easily sell it. It easily makes your home shine.

  1.    Consider improving your landscaping to add value to your home.

Curb appeal adds value to your home. So if you want to make a good first impression, make sure that your lawn is looking its best. Consider making it a priority to improve the landscape in your home’s lawn. It does not have to be that grand. You can just mow the lawn, weed your garden, prune your bushes, or plant new flowers. These things can easily improve the curb appeal in your home and improve the overall landscape. Most importantly, if there are any irrigation issues, faucet leaks, or any problems with the water features, repair them first so it will not escalate to bigger problems.

 

Adam Torkildson