Top Ten Reasons Why Homes Sell For More Money
Ever notice how some homes sell for higher prices than the home up the street from it? There is a reason for this and this post will give what they do that the home up the street didn’t.
Below you will find the Top Ten Reasons Why Homes Sell For More Money. By following these tips you too can be one of those home sellers who get a higher price for their home. Buyers today are not content buying a home that does not seem inviting to them, unless they buy the home at a steep discount.
These tips will work for both the money strapped home seller as well as a home seller who has good resources to hire someone to do these 10 Insider-Tips for them.
1. First and the most important is Get Rid Of Your Stuff! We Americans have way more material stuff than anyone else in the world. Get rid of it when selling either through garage sale, give away, donations. If you must keep your stuff, store if somewhere besides your home.
Less clutter give a feeling of open space and room to move. Pack away 75% of your books. Remove all the refrigerator magnets. De-clutter all counters throughout the house, all your floor space, and your closets. You are selling your home because you are moving, so start packing.
2. Clean And Organize Garage, Attic, and Yards Including Patios. You can get boxes from various sources for free like paper boxes at printing shops or your office. You can buy boxes at any Office Supply Store or even a U-Haul depot. Costco has plastic bins that work great too. Once you’ve boxed up your stuff, store them in an orderly manner out-of-the-way. It is best to store them off site. Remember, there’s a place for everything and everything has its place.
3. Paint Interior And Exterior With Neutral Colors. Don’t forget the trim and moldings. Use current color schemes that new home-buyers prefer in today’s real estate market.
4. Update, Repair, And Paint. Kitchen including cabinets. You don’t need to paint the inside but the outside surfaces are a must. Use a light or white color. The light color will also make the kitchen look bigger.
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