Are you getting ready to sell your house? Selling a house entails a lot more than just planting a "For Sale" sign or listing on real estate website.
We have prepared a checklist of things for you to prepare for selling your house.
- Find a great real estate agent
Selling the house by yourself is way harder than you think. It might be tempting to list the house by yourself and get all the cash. In a hot market, it is very hard to sell a house by yourself and you might not get the best deal.
- Improve Curb appeal
Curb appeal is how your home looks to potential buyers right away as they pull up or drive by. This includes front yard, driveway, and your home's exterior. You can improve the curb appeal by investing improving the exterior, cleaning up the garden, repainting. This makes very important first impression and first impressions last.
- Clean and Declutter
The importance of cleaning and decluttering can not be overstated. First declutter the house. Remove unwanted and unnecessary items. Consider giving them away through Craigslist, offerup or other platforms.
- Make small repairs
Take care of these problems before you show the house for the first time. These are all fixes that you can do yourself.
- Fix any leaking faucets and running toilets.
- Replace or repair damaged window screens.
- Replace burned-out lightbulbs.
- Repaint walls in a neutral color that complements your home.
- Depersonalize your space
It's important that buyers can picture themselves living in your home. Personal items and family photos, as well as artwork and furniture might make your home less appealing to the potential buyer. You will want to remove these items so the buyers can visualize themselves and their family living in the property.
- Fix any loose handles
A small thing, a loose handle, can have a very negative effect on a buyer. These small fixing have a mjor impact on what potential buyers think.
By following these checklist, you can make your home look appealing and beautful. These changes leads to quicker sales!!!