Menu

Navigating Real Estate Transactions


3 Tips And Tricks To Help You Sell Your Home Quickly

All it takes is a snap of your fingers for the housing market to change, and when you are trying to sell your house, that's all it takes for things to blow up in your face. So, if you are wanting to sell and the market is actually hot, you need to take a page out of the professional's book and prepare your home. This will help speed up the process of selling you home and possibly even boost your home's value so that you get a higher offer. Here are a few tips and tricks to help transform your house:

1. Get Your Home Spick and Span

The first thing you need to do to prepare your home is to clean it. One of the dirtiest areas of your home is the floor. This is particularly true if you have carpet, as dirt, dust, debris and odors are trapped inside. This can age your home. In most cases, it is best if you can hire a professional to clean your carpets. If your home has hardwood flooring, make sure to clean them with a cleaner that is designed for hardwood. If there are a lot of scuff marks, consider placing area rugs to help hide them.

2. Spruce Up the Landscaping

The first thing that potential homebuyers notice about a home is the exterior. Therefore, you need to make sure that your landscaping provides everyone with a nice first impression. To ensure that prospective buyers actually come inside the home, plant in-season blooming flowers, lay fresh grass, paint the front door, repair siding, pressure wash the siding, garage doors, sidewalks, and driveway, and add a welcome mat. These are all easy things that you can do and will make a huge difference.

3. Update Interior Accents

As a general rule, you will not be able to afford a full blown remodel on your home before selling it, and that's okay. You still have a way to improve the look of the interior of your home at minimal cost. Take a look around at the accents, which are likely worn. These include cupboard handles, doorknobs, faucets, vents, light fixtures, etc. These can all be replaced affordability, boost your home's visual appeal and help modernize the home.

The aforementioned are all things that you can do to sell your home quickly. You don't need to have a realtor to do any of them. You can prepare your home yourself and then sell it for a little bit more cash than you would have without the improvements. 

About Me

Discussing Real Estate Transactions

Hi there, my name is Francesska O’Conner. Welcome to my website about real estate transactions. The real estate transaction process is particularly difficult to navigate without some guidance. Although real estate agents try to offer this guidance to their clients, sometimes a little information is lost along the way. I created this site to help explain the real estate transaction process from start to finish. I will explore both sides of the transaction process for buyers and sellers. I hope you will feel inspired to visit often to learn everything there is to know about real estate transactions. Thank you for coming by.

Categories

Archive

Latest Posts

Three Things To Remember When Hiring A Real Estate Agent
29 October 2018

Hiring a real estate agent when buying a home can

What To Know If You Want To Buy A Historic Apartment Building
24 October 2018

If you have always wanted to be the owner of a his

Tips For Protecting Yourself If Buying A Short Sale Home
17 October 2018

Buying a house that is listed for sale through a s

How To Sell A House That Won't Sell
13 October 2018

There are times when people list their homes for s

Things to Look for in a Real Estate Loan Servicing Software System
9 October 2018

If you purchased a number of properties when the r