This time of year is a great time for selling your home and if you do choose to do that, you’ll want it to sell quickly so that you can take advantage of the fact that people like buying houses in the springtime when the weather is good. Here are some ways to get your home sold as quickly as possible.
Tips for Selling Your Home
The best way to start the process is to look critically at your home as though you were a potential buyer. What are the things that might cause someone to think twice before putting in an offer? Are there jobs that still need to be done, for example? It’s so easy to get used to things the way they are, but when you’re trying to sell, everything needs to be as perfect as possible. Take the time to get all those little bits of DIY completed and you’ll make a much better first impression, which is all-important.
Your carpets can be a problem, and although they might not put someone off buying your property, they will probably want to knock some money off the asking price (and it might also take them a while to come to that decision). If your carpets have seen better days, it’s worth spending the money out on replacing them if you can. If not, a professional carpet cleaner can be a good alternative.
Don’t Smoke Inside
While your smoking preference is no one’s business, smoking could, in fact, harm your chances of selling your home. You may be wondering why, but if you think about how people wish to move into a fresh and clean property for them to make their own, then the answer is quite simple, really. By smoking inside the home, you’re limiting potential buyers.
Rather, smoke outside the home and far away from the property. You should also air your clothes regularly. Another option is to vape, where the smell isn’t an issue, but you still sate your cravings. Instead of the smell of tobacco, by finding watermelon vape juice for sale, you can have your home smelling sweet.
Remove any unnecessary clutter from your home and you’ll be amazed at just how much more space it opens up – potential buyers will be amazed too! De-cluttering has an added bonus in that you won’t have to pack up so much when you move. You can throw some of the items in the trash and give others to charity. You might also want to hold a lawn or garage sale and make a little cash to help fund your moving costs.
Family photos are great and a nice way to add a homey feel to the home. You want to be careful to not overdo the personalization of your home if you are thinking of selling. You want people to be able to visualize their family in the home so you want to strategically place a few family photos without overdoing it.
Patricia, like her blog, is not a one-dimensional designer, which is evident in her accolades of 17 national design awards. Over a 38-year career in the industry, she has carved a niche in several areas of design. Licensed in interior design and certified in kitchen and bath design, she offers a full menu of design services ranging from whole house interior design, kitchen and bath design, lighting design, full remodels, commercial design and universal (ADA) design.
Patricia is a sought-after speaker in the industry and has been published in many publications as seen on her interior design firm’s website, https://www.patriciadavisbrowndesigns.com/. She writes for such publications as QuinStreetinc, Relaxed Remodeler, and eHow.com talent offering design tips.
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