45 Easy Ways To Make Your Home Sell Faster At Top Dollars

Dated: June 2 2022

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First impressions are keys. Investing some times and efforts effectively up front to prepare your house’s best feature for showings will generally increase the likelihood of selling your home faster and for more money.

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Throughout the House 

  1. Brighten up the house to make it look bigger by let in the sunlight, paint interior walls with neutral colors, clean/replace all light bulbs and light fixtures
  2. Remove clutter from each room to visually enlarge them.
  3. If you have a fireplace, highlight it with decorations
  4. Keep your home clean at all times
  5. Clean or replace the carpet if necessary
  6. Get the home in order quickly
  7. Lightly spray the house with air freshener so that it can diffuse before showing starts
  8. Put all family/personal photos in storage
  9. Using Decorative accents and remove unnecessary furnitures
  10. Putty over and paint any nail holes or other mishaps in the walls
  11. Repair or replace loose or damaged wallpaper
  12. Clean all windows and doors inside and out
  13. Use plants in transitional areas of your house
  14. Make the most of attic’s potential
  15. Remove and/or hide excess cords and exposed wires
  16. Open doors to areas you want potential buyers to see
  17. Remove all smoke and pet odors
  18. Fix or replace anything that is broken

 In the Kitchen

  1.   Keep your kitchen smelling nice and spotlessly clean
  2.   Highlight an eat-in area in your kitchen with a table set for dinner
  3.   Expand counter space by removing non-essential, small appliances
  4.   Clean your refrigerator, sink, inside of your oven and declutter cabinets and drawers

 In the Bedroom

  1. Create a master suite effect with decorations
  2. Depersonalize bedrooms and decorate in a neutral scheme
  3. Make sure the beds are made and the linens are clean
  4. Organize your closets, remove unnecessary items and put them in storage
  5. Make sure the bedrooms are decluttered

 In the Bathrooms

  1.   Do not leave towels around and wipe down the sinks and shower areas after each use
  2.   Re-calk the tub if the caulk is not sparking white
  3.   Repair or replace broken tiles in the shower/tub
  4.   Replaces shower curtains and keep them clean
  5.   Store all toothbrushes and toiletries out of sight
  6.   Put out fresh towels and soaps

Outside 

  1. Keep the yard mowed and raked at all times, landscape your yard
  2. Use flowering plants to dress up the yards, walkway and patio
  3. Remove all toys, bicycles, tools, unsightly patio furniture, and trash
  4. The outside of the house should be kept uncluttered, swept, and in good condition
  5. Touch up, paint all entrance doors if necessary
  6. Make sure garage door opens easily. Fix and paint it if necessary
  7. Clean and shine all hardware and accessories indoor and outdoors
  8. Trees and shrubs should be trimmed and pruned
  9. Make sure front doorbell is in good working condition
  10. Make sure the front door and screen door works perfectly and clean
  11. Power wash any outdoor surfaces to give them a “like new” feel
  12. Clean out your garage
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Loc Tran

Loc Tran, REALTORS enjoys helping Texas real estate buyers, sellers and investors. Loc speaks bilingual Vietnamese.Loc Tran, REALTORS commit full time to help you achieve the greater home solution. Ou....

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