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How to Prepare Your House for a Sale

Preparing your house for sale requires a lot of work. The likelihood of receiving offers quickly after listing your home will typically increase if you put in some time and effort to get it ready for showings. 

We have listed the most important things you can do to prepare your house for sale. Get ready to make a good impression, attract buyers, and bring great offers!

How to Prepare Your House for a Sale

Declutter and clean

Making your rooms appear as spacious as possible might help. Big kitchens, bathrooms, and storage spaces sometimes tend to be big selling points.

Don’t just throw items into cabinets, closets, attics, or basements; buyers will look inside all of those places. Use storage containers that can be stacked neatly in a basement, closet or tucked under beds. Cabinet baskets can help keep things looking organized and tidy.

How to Prepare Your House for a Sale

Refresh the paint

A home can feel brand new with a fresh coat of paint. The right color can accentuate architectural elements, such as trims and crown moldings, and make small rooms appear larger.

Warm neutral colors like beige, tan, gold, and gray are advised by experts. These neutral tones can help buyers visualize their belongings in your home because these tones go with everything.

How to Prepare Your House for a Sale

Check for trip hazards on walkways

A cracked or uneven driveway/walkway would seem unpleasant to potential buyers. In addition, it poses a safety risk and you don’t want people during the open house to trip over it when they visit your home.

You may patch up little flaws like cracks by yourself. However, if there are significant problem areas, your best option is to request estimates from a professional contractor.

How to Prepare Your House for a Sale

Make your home less personal

You should think about depersonalizing your home in addition to cleaning and decluttering it.

When marketing a home, the purpose is to have the potential buyer fall in love with it and envision themselves living there. If your home is heavily influenced by your personality, that could be challenging.

Stage your home

One of the most effective strategies to make sure your home sell for top price is to stage it for sale.

You need to give your space a new, inviting atmosphere so that anyone who enters can immediately see the space’s potential. According to a recent National Association of Realtors survey, homes that have been professionally staged sell for 8% more than comparable, non-staged homes.

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The Beacon Group is a client-driven real estate team working in Greater Boston to help clients buy, sell, and invest in real estate. We provide straightforward, analytical advice, empowering clients to make successful and informed decisions. We provide our buying clients with constructive insights, allowing them to identify the right property and enabling them to make purchase decisions with confidence. Our recommendations to both buyers and sellers are specifically crafted to meet clients’ short and long-term housing and financial goals.
Book an appointment with us. Reach out now for more info! Call or text Elaine Goldman at 857-297-4830

The Beacon Group is a client-driven real estate team working in Greater Boston to help clients buy, sell, and invest in real estate. We provide straightforward, analytical advice, empowering clients to make successful and informed decisions. We provide our buying clients with constructive insights, allowing them to identify the right property and enabling them to make purchase decisions with confidence. Our recommendations to both buyers and sellers are specifically crafted to meet clients’ short and long-term housing and financial goals.

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