There are 3 things you must do before selling your home. When you sell your home, you want to sell it as quickly and for as much money as possible. These 3 items will help you to accomplish that.
3 Things You Must Do Before Selling Your Home
There are a lot of tasks to check off your to-do list before you sell your home—including maintenance tasks.
So the question is, from a maintenance perspective, what needs to be done before putting your home on the market?
A recent article from realtor.com outlined key maintenance tasks sellers need to tackle before listing their home, including:
1. Patch up any holes. Potential buyers don’t want to share a home with any critters so make sure to repair any potential entry points (like holes in the roof line or siding) before you start showing your property.
2. Clean your landscaping. Before you start showing your home, make sure to clean up your landscaping—for example, mowing the lawn, getting rid of dead tree branches, and cleaning up flower beds. Remember that the landscaping is often the first thing potential buyers see when they drive up to your property, and if it’s not in good shape, it can make them turn around and leave.
3. Wash your windows. Dirty windows can turn off potential buyers as well so please make sure to give all the windows in your home a solid clean before people start viewing your home.
3 Things You Must Do Before Selling Your Home Takeaway
The Takeaway: Keep it simple. At times sellers think that they need to do huge projects in order to sell the property faster and for more money but in most cases, assuming that the property is in good condition, simple improvements like the 3 described above will maximize the gains you get from the time invested in your endeavor. Happy selling!
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By Hugo Rivera, Realtor ®
International Best Selling Author
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