3 Things To Do Before You Sell Your Home

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Getting your home ready to sell is a big task to take on. There is a lot of pressure to have your house be as nice and clean as possible to help it sell faster. You might feel like it will never be picture perfect and ready to list. Here are three tips to help you get started. 

1. Declutter

Having too many things on the countertops or in closets can distract potential buyers from the beauty and functionality of your home. Get rid of things you don’t use. You might also consider putting items that you still want but don’t have a good place for storage while your house is being shown. You might think your house looks too unused or empty, but that gives potential buyers the freedom to imagine themselves in the space and make them more likely to make an offer. 

2. Deep Clean

Thoroughly cleaning your house before listing it will give it an edge when potential buyers view it. Many people choose to hire professional cleaners for more intensive cleaning like floor polishing Manhattan NY, or to get hard to reach areas like ceilings and light fixtures. However you go about it, make sure your home is clean and move-in ready while it is on the market. 

3. Touch-Up the Paint

Over time the walls of your home have probably gotten dirty and battered, especially if you have kids. Touching up the paint will help the place feel brand new again. If you have any rooms that are painted bright, unique colors it might also help to repaint them a more neutral color. Even though it is one of the easiest things to fix, the way paint looks can have a huge effect on a buyer’s interest in your home. Take the extra time to go through the house and paint over smudged doorways, fill-in and paint nail holes, and give everything a fresh newly-painted look.