What to do Before Selling Your Home
a home should be profitable. However, to ensure profit, the seller has to take
on some responsibility. Going through this checklist before selling your home
can ensure you turn a profit.
clean. Even if
your home is a mansion, nobody will be impressed if it's dirty. Before
selling your home, it should be spotless. This includes washing the
windows (on both sides), cleaning the sinks and showers, mopping the
floors, and getting all the nooks and crannies. If your home is spotless,
its natural assets will shine, making a big impression on potential
The outside of
your home is just as important as the impression it gives on the inside.
Don't hesitate to hire professional gardeners or landscapers to take a
look at your yard and garden. If you already have a good garden, don't
neglect weeding and mulching.
and fix problems. If
you've lived in a home for a while, perhaps you've neglected upkeep. Your
home may be in need of some basic fixes. Be sure to make the repairs.
Sellers check carefully in common problem areas to make sure the home
they're buying is in top shape.
more about buying or selling your home, consult real estate professional Terrie Ball.