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How to Get Your House Ready to Sell

young woman with arms outstretched in an empty living room ready for her home sellerYou have just make the decision to sell your home. You are at the start of a long journey, but where to begin? Well the first step would be getting your house ready to be viewed. The Brian Burds Home Selling Team can help you get your house ready for the market. Having your home presentable for potential buyers can be a bit daunting, but there are a few things you can do help your property looks its best. Some easy step to follow are to move out, set up decor, and prep your kitchen. A home seller can help!

Move Out

The first thing to do is move out of your home. This may sound like an obvious step, but it is an important one. Moving out of your home is more than just not sleeping there anymore. It is also removing personal touches and embellishments from the home. If you cannot physically move out for some reason, then begin the process of removing yourself from the home. Essentially what you are trying to do is turn your home back into a house. This means that signs of living in the house should be at minimum.  

Set Up

Your home is personal, but when selling a house, it needs to look less lived in. this means having your house ready to show at all times. A few ways to keep your home ready to be viewed is to keep the kitchen free of dishes and food. The bathrooms should always be clean and no trash should be in the trash cans. Make sure that no soap stains are in the sink or mirror. If you have personal effects, make sure they are out of sight. Bedrooms should be clean too, beds made and little to no mess on the floor. In addition, try to start packing away clothes. A full closet looks smaller and can make a buyer think the place is too small. Try removing some of the clothes, about half, and spreading them out. This makes the space appear bigger.

Kitchen Decor

Usually the first thing buyers look at is the kitchen. So you should put a little extra effort into making the kitchen look nice. Clear the counters as much as possible. Cluttered counters make the space seem smaller. No dishes should be in the sink or dishwasher either. If you keep magnets on the fridge, consider removing them. It will make the place look more like a house. Besides these things, you also want to keep the stove and other appliances as clean as possible at all times. All this helps make the kitchen look appealing, and for most buyers, this is the deciding factor in purchasing a home.

Brian Burds, Your Home Seller

Getting your house ready to sell does not have to be difficult. Remember that first impressions stick with people, so focus on the entrance of the house. Then look to the kitchen. These tips can help you figure out where to start. Once you’ve prepped your home, a home seller at the Brian Burds Home Selling Team can help you sell your property. Contact us today!

 

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