If you are thinking about selling your home, then it can be worth spending a little time, getting your home ready to sell. When you do this, you can give yourself a better chance of achieving a faster sale and getting a higher sale price. Presenting the house well, or staging the home, can be the difference between having a home that is unsold for a while, forcing you to reduce the asking price, to having a house that sells quickly, as near to the full asking price. It can be that simple, so as a result, is definitely worth your time.
If you want to make your home much more saleable and to really appeal to buyers, then it doesn’t need to be completely redecorated or have a lot of money spent on it. One of the most important things is that you make an effort to see the house as a commodity to be sold. If you get too emotionally attached to it, then it can make it hard to see the potential that it has, and can be hard for you to remove some of your own items from it. Here are some things you can do to help your home to have a quicker sale.
Make sure everything is in working order
You can still sell a home where everything isn’t working. However, that is something that will impact the offer that will be made, as the buyer will be taking into account the work that they will have to do on the house. So to get the best asking price possible, it is a good idea to make sure that everything in the home is in working order. That could be looking into HVAC repair so that it is working well, or making sure that all doors close properly, and that the oven, showers, and toilets work as they should.
Some crumbs from the morning’s breakfast are obvious what they are, but if you live in a home that is dirty, but deep dirt, then it can really show up to buyers. Having a deep clean of the home is important when looking around the home. They won’t want to run a finger over a window sill and come away with dirt or dust all over their finger. Call in a professional if you feel the need, but it can make a difference.
When you get ready to sell your home, you will need to pack things up to move. So staging the home can start by packing some things away, and decluttering at the same time. Any trinkets and photos that are personal to you and out on display should be packed away, in order to help a buyer to be able to imagine themselves living in the space. Clearing shelving to look less messy is another good tool that can help to make the room in question look better
As you can see, there are some simple things that you can do that can make a difference to how fast you sell your home. Good luck!
Thanks for reading! I hope you have a positive experience selling and that these tips have helped shed some light on the experience of selling!