Does your house appeal to buyers?
When you consider placing your home for sale there are a few things to think about, like, is your home ready to sell, is it up to today’s regulations or do you just have too much stuff that it’s hard to see the house? Buyers like to imagine themselves in the space.
We talked to Fargo Moorhead Realtor, Terry Ellingson and asked him what the top five things seniors should do to get their home ready for market.
Top 5 ways to increase your chances of selling your home faster and for a better profit.
- Hire a professional to clean your house to get the old smell out
- Declutter and downsize
- Removal of wallpaper and replace old worn carpet
- Take care of deferred maintenance
- Stage your home. Why? This gives a buyer a natural setting for them to see past your personality and envision themselves living there.
You might have been in your home for years and depending on your ability to keep up with repairs your house may need some TLC. It happens to the best of us, we all have good intention of keeping up with repairs and upgrades. It’s so easy to say “I’ll fix that later” and before you know it, it’s been years. You have loved your home and now it’s time for the next owner to love it as well.
Change is Good helps you with downsizing and can help you find the right professionals to get your home ready.