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12/19/2013

Sell Your House

How to prepare your house to sell

Tips for preparing your house to sell



  1. De-clutter: Donate it, dump it, or store it. 
  2. De-personalize: Remove family photos, personal memorabilia, keepsakes, etc. 
  3. Remove furniture: Create the feeling of space, especially if square footage is limited. 
  4. Clean your house: A clean home tells buyers that it is well-maintained. 
  5. Paint the walls: Keep the walls neutral to appeal to more buyers. 
  6. Bring in the light: Take down heavy window treatments, clean the windows, bring in lamps. Buyers like bright homes. 
  7. Do the minor repairs: Replace light bulbs, fix leaky faucets, make sure closet doors are on track, etc. 
  8. Add curb appeal: Clean the yard, trim shrubs, add a nice doormat to welcome visitors. 
  9. Update kitchen: Buyers place a huge value on updated kitchens. This is where you should make big improvements. Now that we've entered into a 'buyer's market', creating a positive first impression and showcasing the best attributes of your home are essential in today's real estate market.

 

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