Are you getting ready to sell your home? If so your mind is probably whirling with all of the different moving pieces that you have to take care of. You need to get your current home ready to sell and find a new place to live. Those two tasks should not be taken lightly. As you prepare to sell your home, L.W. Winslow Painting Inc has some tips for you to help your home sell quickly.
Real Estate Comps in Your Neighborhood
One of the first things that you will want to do is research the local housing market. Many people think their house is worth an unrealistic amount. Homeowners may think that their home is worth less or more than market value. Having an idea of what your home might be worth will help you as you prepare to purchase your new home as well. If you do not want to research the value of your home on your own you can contact a real estate agent. A realtor can help you compare your home to the other homes that are currently on the market in your area. Your realtor will be able to help you get ready to list your house without any problems.
Plan for Pressure Cleaning
When potential buyers enter your home you will want your home to make an excellent first impression on them. You will want to deep clean your home inside and out. If you have lived in your home for a long time the outside of your home may need more work than if your home is newer. Many homeowners will have their home power washed to make the outside look more appealing. L.W. Winslow Painting, Inc. can help you power wash the outside of your home so that potential buyers will be impressed as they drive up to your home.
Home Repairs & Improvements to Make Before Selling
As you prepare to list your house you probably have some little projects around your home that will need to be fixed. Some people will choose to do this work themselves while others will opt to hire a handyman. It does not matter who does the work as long as the job gets done. You will want to fix locks, hardware, leaky faucets, running toilets, cracks in the walls, broken appliances, squeaky doors, and more. Having all of these repairs completed before you list your house will make your house show better as potential buyers come through to look at it.
Value of Painting House Before Selling
One of the projects that you may have on your list is to paint your home. You may just need to touch up some areas or you may need to apply a fresh coat of paint in your whole home. When buyers come and look at your home neutral colors on the walls can help them picture what the house would look like if they moved into it. Bright colors on your walls can be distracting to buyers as they look at your home. The outside of your home may also need a facelift. A new paint job to the exterior of your home can totally change the way that your house looks.
Your realtor can help you stage your home for an optimal look as buyers come and look at your home. This could include decluttering your home and putting some of it in a storage unit. You will also want to depersonalize your home. Taking down personal items in your home will also help with this.
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L.W. Winslow Painting, Inc. hopes that these tips help your home sell quickly. If you need us to come and powerwash or paint your home give us a call today!