So you’ve decided, “I want to sell my home … what should I do next?” We are
here to answer that question! There is a laundry list of things you should do
before putting your home on the market and start showing it. Read below to
see a list of repairs needed to prepare for selling your home!
Furniture & Junk Removal
One of the first things you should do is remove any old furniture or junk that
may be taking up unnecessary space in your home. Just because you love
that old stinky chair you’ve had for years, doesn’t mean others will! Getting rid
of clutter will open up your space and benefit any walk-throughs. This will also
benefit you because it’ll reduce the amount of objects you will have to move.
Get ready to get on your knees and scrub! One of the main reasons why deep
cleaning your home is important (besides the visible cleanliness) is the odors
you’ll most likely get rid of. Now, you may be thinking, but what if my house
doesn’t smell. Trust us, it does. Many homes tend to have odors, not
necessarily bad ones, but since you live there, you could never notice them.
Have a friend over who hasn’t been over in a while and they will tell you!
Let’s say that your home is in pretty good shape and no major replacements
have to be made, then all you need to do is some touch ups and light painting!
If you happen to have dirty walls or walls that are a very bold color, we
suggest painting them a white or cream color. It’ll make your rooms seem
bigger and be appealing to potential buyers. Also if you have any scratches or
stains on any other surface, make sure to get rid of it! Basically get rid of any
eyesore that you know buyers will be turned off by!
The Big 3
HVAC, Foundation and Roof! We are calling these “The Big 3” because they
are the things that could make a break the “sell-ability” of your home. Make
sure to get an inspector in to take a proper inspection of your home! If your
house is all good with The Big 3, then you are already more than halfway
there! If any of them need to be repaired, get on it quickly!
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