4 Tips to Sell Your Home in the Winter

When the weather is colder and you need to get your home sold, consider the following advice to make the process easier and more effective. Use these winter time home selling tips to effectively get your home sold.

1. Keep the temperature warm inside

Remember that you are selling an experience when you are selling your home. The people walking through your door should be able to imagine themselves living in your home – something that is hard to do when they are shivering from the cold.

2. Take care of the ice and snow 

Your sidewalks and doorways should remain clear of snow and ice, both because it looks better and because it allows buyers access to the interior. It is also important for esthetic reasons – people like a well-kept exterior.

3. Keep the exterior clean 

One of the problems with wintertime is all the grime that accumulates due to the snow and ice. Your windows and your siding may have a noticeable layer of dirt on it that is best cleaned off before you show the house. You only get one first impression, so make it count.

4. Showcase the fireplace 

If you have a fireplace you should definitely show it off to buyers. Talk with your real estate agent to determine the best (and most safe) way to do this.

 

 

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