If you’re planning on selling your home, it’s never too early to start thinking about what needs to be done. When you step back and look at your home, there might be some obvious changes that need to be made, but there could also be some things that you won’t think of or notice.
When we talk to people who are early in the thinking-of-selling position, there’s always one key piece of advice we offer: before you put any effort into getting your house ready, talk to a seasoned real estate professional. Why? A real estate professional with years of experience can have a keen eye for detail and come up with a customized list of the things you can do to get your home ready.
Advice based on your specific home, your neighbourhood, the current market, industry trends and so much more can set you in the right direction so you’re able to get your home ready in an efficient and effective manner.
5 Things To Do Before You Sell Your Home
It’s never too early to start preparing your home for the market. Here are some tips to help you get it ready!
1. Get Custom Advice
Have an experienced real estate professional view your home and come up with a strategic plan to get the house ready.
2. Declutter Your Home
Take this time to go room-by-room, edit out unused items and start packing items you don’t use often.
3. Implement Your Custom Plan
Work your way down the list of strategic preparations provided by your real estate professional.
4. Deep Clean
Visit each area of your home and start doing a deep clean. If you start early, you can focus on a room per week.
Pack up photos and specific items that don’t show off your home. Let the buyer picture themself in the home!