How to Get Your House Ready to Sell

Whether it is a family house where you’ve grown up or you just have inherited and created lots of beautiful memories, selling your home would be an emotional experience. However, if you want to sell your beautiful house, it’s essential to talk with a reliable real-estate agent who has experience in selling similar properties in your area. You can read reviews of the real estate agent online for a better idea. Or look for recommendations from your friends and family.   

There is no doubt that getting the house ready to sell needs a lot of work and it can be stressful as well! Here are some great tips that will help you get your house in a ready-to-sell condition.

Listing the Home for A Good Price

You need to evaluate the worth of your home, then you may consider asking 15% to 20% less. You’ll receive multiple bids from various buyers and get your desired price if you list it correctly the first time.

Work with An Experienced Realtor

You need to select a realtor who is well-informed about the market and can provide you with the complete selling process. They will monitor MLS (multiple listing services) regularly and keep you updated.

Take Attractive Photos for Your Listing

With social media and the internet, it’s really important to create a positive first impression. You can take some professional, high-quality photos for the online listing. It will definitely help you sell your property.

Clean up Your Walk-throughs

You have to perfectly clean your walk-throughs and keep the place clean as it is. Additionally, you need to keep your kitchen and bathrooms impeccable, mop and dust, and clean the windows and wall for a beautiful clean look.

Declutter and Depersonalize

If you make your space more personalized, it will reduce the possibility of selling it as the buyers don’t like to see your personal stuff-stash. Clutter includes keepsakes, travel items, collections and photos.

Remove All Your Polarizing Items

You have to polarize your religious and political items as well as pack your personal things in a single place. You shouldn’t show your religious and political beliefs to your potential buyers.

Organize Your Closet Space

Your buyers want to see everything in a single place and look for an organized closet space. You can put half of your belongings in a separate storage unit if you have too many clothing items.

Lights On!

You cannot show a dark house to your buyers. Clean the windows, open up your drapes, up your bulb’s wattage and swap out the lampshades to something more modern.

Make Minor Repairs

You can replace broken appliances, patch holes in your walls and change any damaged light bulbs. These minor repairs will change the entire look of you house.

No Pets Allowed

Not everyone is an animal lover. If a potential buyer smells a litter box, sees a dog bowl or animal fur around, then they may be turned off.

If you want to know how much your home is worth on the current market, check out Gerry Storoschuk, Bonnyville REALTOR® and his free home evaluation.