Homeowner Guide: 5 Tips to Make Your House More Sellable
Are you trying to put your home on the market? Now is a good time to sell, but do you know how to get noticed by buyers? If you’re not in a hot area it might take some effort to find the perfect buyer and make your home sellable.
We know that you’re a homeowner with a mission and we want to help. Let us guide you through just a few ways that you can make your home more attractive to potential buyers.
1. Touch Up Your Paint
It’s easy to forget about the little scrapes and cracks in your paint when you live in your space for so long. We become blind to them. New potential buyers, however, are more likely to notice.
A quick paint touch-up is a great way to make your home look nicer in minutes. You don’t have to redo the entire room (though you can if you want a more neutral color). You want a nice smooth surface for buyers to see.
2. Amp Up That Curb Appeal
Curb appeal is your first impression and we all know that first impressions are everything.
You don’t have to make major alterations to your home to have better curb appeal. You can paint your shutters to make them pop against the color of your home, or plant a simple garden by your walkway. You can even add some small statues or accent pieces.
It doesn’t have to be anything excessive, but it will add flair to your outdoor space.
3. Keep Your Windows Sparkly
You’d be surprised at how appealing clean windows can be when buyers haven’t seen them in a while.
This is a good time to invest in a professional window cleaning service. If you have more than one floor to your home, or if you know that you don’t have the energy to clean the outsides of your windows on your own, getting a professional is worth the extra money.
4. Use Neutral Furniture
You love your big comfy couch and worn down recliner, but your potential buyers want to envision themselves in your space. This is a good time to “stage” your home even while you’re still living in it.
Put bulky pieces into storage and keep your furniture minimal but homey. You want to show off how much space is available in the home while also giving the impression that the home is comfortable and lived-in.
5. Get Rid of Clutter
Like the paint, it’s not hard to tune out the small amounts of clutter in your home. There might be papers or mail on the kitchen counter, or a cluttered desk and workspace.
The children’s rooms might have toys stacked in the corners or clothing where it shouldn’t be.
This is a good time to minimize and clean up those spaces so you can show off every beautiful corner of your home. You’ll have to do it before the move anyway.
Are You a Homeowner Looking to Sell? No Problem
It’s a sellers’ market right now in many places around the country so if you’re a homeowner trying to get your house out there, you’re in luck. Take advantage of our tips for a quick and profitable sale to find the buyers that you’re looking for.
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