5 Things You Can Do Now to Prepare to Sell Your Home in a Month

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Selling a home consists of a lot of preparation before putting the ‘For Sale sign’ out on your lawn. If you are looking to sell in a hurry, that can add even more pressure. Take a look at these tips that will help you prepare your home for sale now so that it will sell quickly when you list it in a month!

Find an Agent

Establish a relationship with a REALTOR®. If you are not sure of who to hire, enlist the help of your immediate network to recommend a dependable real estate agent. Hiring a qualified real estate agent can help you list your home at the right price, coordinate showings, and negotiate a reasonable selling price.

Do a Deep Cleaning

When selling your home, it’s important to keep everything spotless for buyers. A thorough deep cleaning is essential and leaves an excellent first impression with prospective buyers. Pay attention to the small details when cleaning such as windows, kitchen appliances, and tiny bathroom crevices. Also, plan to hire a professional carpet cleaner to clean the carpets.

Begin Packing

Cluttered rooms make a house look smaller. Begin by packing up the items that you don’t use daily and put them in storage. Remove personal items and family photos and furniture that might make the home less appealing. Remember, your goal of each showing is to have an individual envision living in the house and establish an emotional connection to the property.  

Fix Small Things

As buyers are touring homes, they are observing every detail because they want to fall in love with a house. Replace broken or older hardware, including kitchen and bathroom fixtures, door handles, and faucets if necessary. Consider adding some touch-up paint that will bring a room back to life.

Curb Appeal

Buyers want to see homes that have a well-maintained exterior. Remove dead leaves, branches, and weeds. Plant some flowers, edge the lawn, and add additional outdoor lighting for evening showings. When buyers pull up and see a well-maintained yard, it means the home is well-maintained on the inside.

For more advice on getting your home prepared to sell, I’m ready to help! As your trusted Medina County real estate expert, let’s start the conversation today.