Getting Ready To Sell Your Home?

When you are getting ready to put your home up for sale, it can be a stressful time. There are so many things to do. Today, we will focus on preparing your home!

Let's start with some Do's and Don'ts.

DO!

  • Check out other homes in your neighbourhood that are for sale.
  • Contact a professional to help ease stress and frustration, they'll make sure the job is done right.
  • Concentrate on the things that matter most.

DON'T!

  • Don't assume that your house looks the best.
  • Don't be afraid to consult with a professional.
  • Don't underestimate the importance of knowing what changes are most critical.

Room by room tips!

All Rooms...

  • Convert rooms back to their original purpose.

Bathroom...

  • Deep Clean and create a spa-like feeling.

Living Room...

  • Make them look spacious by removing a few pieces of furniture.

Kitchen...

  • Showcase your counter tops.

Home Office...

  • Create a nook for either a home office or homework station.

Attic...

  • Donate or sell any items you no longer need.

Garage...

  • Ensure that prospective buyers can see that cars can be parked in the garage.

Landscaping...

  • Trim shrubs and plant colourful flowers.

To-do List!

  • Fix all items needing repair
  • Clean - buyers love the look and smell of a clean house
  • Replace all light bulbs with the highest wattage possible
  • Pre-pack, as this will mae your move that much easier and at the same time create more visual space
  • Interview real estate agents

Remember that a real estate professional is also there to assist you in this process. Many agents have a list qualified contractors in your area who can make sure that any major repairs, or items that you can not tackle yourself are done, and are done right.

 

 

Roxanne Johnston

Roxanne Johnston

Sales Representative
CENTURY 21 United Realty Inc., Brokerage*
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