Selling your home is a large task that takes time and commitment. The moment you decide you want to sell, you hope someone instantly buys at your asking price. Quick and easy but that’s never usually the case.
Here are a few tips to help you reel in the right buyer and make things easier.
Working from the outside in, the exterior of the property is the first experience the potential buyer will have. Making your home picturesque by taking care of the little details to make your house visually attractive.
- Clear the roof and gutter of debris, sticks, and leaves.
- Clean the outside of the windows.
- Power wash siding and sidewalks.
- Mow the lawn and edge the driveway and sidewalks.
- Trim bushes and trees.
During the night be sure that the porch and paths are well light. The use of Illuminated address numbers adds a great touch to welcome the evening buyers.
Nothing is more welcoming than a few potted plants, a decorative doormat, or matching porch furniture. Use the space as best you can and keep it simple. Remember not to clutter or overfill entrance.
Show off your back patio with the addition of a small fire pit and lounge furniture. Create a space where the buyer would want to relax and enjoy the outside air.
Finding a balance between the staging and living may seem to be difficult. Start out slow and take one task time.
- Get rid of the clutter.
- Pet odors and hair are a big turn off.
- Keeping up with scattered children’s toys.
- Organize your closets and storage spaces to show to the world.
- Nothing says ready for sale like a spacious, clean garage.
There is nothing more satisfying the sparkle and shine of clean surfaces. From the countertops to the floors, polish every inch you can. This is one of the best and cheapest ways to make your house glow, a little elbow grease goes a long way.
Make sure each room has a clear purpose and keep personalized looks out of the picture. Buyers want to visualize themselves living in your house, so its best to choose gender-neutral colors and decor. Rearrange your furniture periodically to show the many different looks a room can support.