First Impressions Never Get a Second Chance
It is vital for your home to make good first impressions. Since you are ready to sell your home, it is time to evaluate the exterior. How is your home's "curb appeal", is it good enough to attract potential buyers?
Keep Your Home Bright
Open curtains and blinds to give maximum light and exposure to the outside. Be sure to turn every light on, even during the day before showing. Let them see how welcome your home can appear.
Inexpensive Repairs Can Return Big Dollars
Repair or replace hardware that are in poor condition. Correct loose knobs, sticking and squeaking doors, windows, and drawers. Repair cracked or damaged walls and other flaws that detract from your property's value.
Paint Can Help Make a Sale
Dirty walls and woodwork detract from your home's appeal. A fresh coat of paint can make you home look brighter, newer, cleaner and appealing. You cannot find a better return on your money, when you are selling your home, than a few cans of paint.
Closets that are Neat and Clean Look Bigger
A Neat, well-organized closet looks bigger and more pleasant. Remove all unnecessary storage from closets, garage and attract. Remove excess articles from your home and it will appear much larger.
Do you need some landscaping?
Consider hiring a professional to keep the lawn mowed and edged and the yard looking good. Clean the walkways. The front door is the first thing prospective buyer see, make sure that it is clean and looking good. Exterior light fixtures should be working and clean.
Give Prospective Buyers Privacy to View Your Home
Buyers prefer privacy while looking through a house. That includes keeping pets out of the house and preferably caged. Always leave your house when a showing is taking place. Homebuyers typically feel more relaxed when the seller is not there. Let your real estate professional handle any objections or answer any questions.