If you are deciding to Sell your House, here are the 5 things that you Must Know before putting it on the market:
1) It better be showroom clean!!!
I’m talking clean enough to eat off the floor. Consider paying someone to help with this, because every inch down to the smallest detail should be clean. Also, de-personalize it! Put your pictures away and clear out all your stuff, no one wants to see all that junk!
2) Fix what is broken!
I do not recommend making high $ improvements… but I do recommend fixing all the ‘small stuff’. Light fixtures, door knobs, holes in walls, paint chips, electric outlets, cabinet doors and hinges, light bulbs, etc… Go through the house and fix this stuff, it makes a difference.
3) The Price is Right, come on down!
A big mistake I see are homes that are priced way too high on the front end. Ask yourself, is there something super special about my house compared to all the others? Now do a comparable analysis on what else is currently for sale. This is your competition. Most people will pursue the houses that are a ‘better deal’. It is very possible that buyers can skip over your house just because it is priced too high, and you’ve just missed that opportunity! You need to be the best deal in the area, the biggest ‘bang for your buck’.
4) Curb appeal.
Yes, curb appeal. A highly attractive, welcoming entrance can make a …Read More →