Home Sale Maximizer
The first thing to do is separate yourself from the personal feelings you have about the house–it's not a home now, it's a commodity you intend to market.
Try to evaluate the house as if you are seeing it for the first time. If you were a buyer, what would you think about it? What changes would make immediate improvements?
Here are a few tips:
- ˇ Pack away most of your family photos. You want buyers to
imagine their possessions in the home.
- ˇ Pack up the bulk of large, personal collections, so that
buyers don't get so interested in looking at them that they
forget to look at the house.
- ˇ Remove excess furniture to make rooms more spacious.
- ˇ Clean and organize the closets. If you must, store boxes in
an out of the way location, but renting a temporary storage
unit instead helps you de-clutter every part of the house.
- ˇ Remove area rugs if they expose nice hardwood floors.
- ˇ Add fresh flowers or plants to your homes décor.
- ˇ How about fresh paint. Are walls in the house dingy, or the