If you’ve been thinking about selling your home, now’s the time. Low interest rates and increased time spent at home have created a large pool of buyers looking for homes. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t still put your best foot forward. Before your home goes on the market, make sure you’ve crossed off these preliminary steps.
Limiting the amount of clothes, furnishings, and other “stuff” in the house will help buyers envision their own items in the house as well as make your home appear more spacious.
If your lawn is a little sparse or the bushes a bit overgrown, now is the time to fix it. Landscaping takes time, so get started a few months before you’re ready to list.
If you have a loose banister in the stairwell, uncovered sockets, or a light switch that doesn’t work, go ahead and bring someone in to repair those items. Buyers may see small cosmetic problems or items in need of repair and assume there are problems they aren’t seeing. Make sure your home looks and functions well to attract the most buyers and the highest price possible.
Whatever 2021 has in store for you, whether it’s buying, selling, or sprucing up your current home, I’m here to help!