Home sellers often get flustered when they’re getting ready to sell their home because they’re not sure where to start. In this article, we’re sharing our top eight tips on how to get your home ready for potential buyers to see and how these tips can help you sell fast!
Organize the house!
Get a storage unit and pack away any extra belongings or large furnishings that are making rooms look crowded, small, or messy.
Take the home out of your house.
Personal belongings like family photos, keepsakes, and religious items distract buyers and prevent them from picturing themselves living in the house.
Organize the closets!
Buyers are looking for storage space, which is very important to most buyers, so they will be looking into closets, pantries, and other areas. Don’t cram the closets! Leave enough open space to give the impression that the home has plenty of storage.
Deep clean your home!
Do a deep clean of every room of the house including baseboards, kitchen cabinets, bathroom tile, and carpets.
Get professional photos taken.
One of the first things a buyer will see is photos of your home so you want them to look as warm and inviting as possible.
Make your home light and bright.
Let the light into your home! One of the best ways to show your home is to have the natural sunlight flooding into your spaces for buyers to see.
First impressions matter.
You want the exterior of your house to look as beautiful as possible considering that’s the first thing that potential buyers are seeing in person. New mailboxes, front doors, and fresh flowers in the garden all go a long way. Go as far as to power wash walkways and patios and clean away the cobwebs from the porch.
Neutral color palettes help!
People want to imagine the home as their own, so painting over all of the bright colors and quirky wallpaper you have up is an important step in allowing the buyer to imagine the home as their own.