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Now the weather is
nicer in the summer we all can tend to get busier with our social life,
schools are ending so vacation are planned, daily trip to the pool is
on scheduled. However if you are planning to sell your home in Virginia summer real
estate market what you can do to make your home stand out in the
Inside still is very important factor while selling your home. Here are
tips to enhance your indoor space:
1. Turn on the A/C:
Leave the temperature at a comfortable level especially on hot &
muggy days. Buyers once steps into your home make them feel relaxed. It
has similar effect as fireplace in winter months.
2. Run dehumdifier
in the basement, get the soggy, muggy feeling out of the basement
especially if you have egrass basement.
3. Open up the blinds, let
the sunshine and show buyers how well lite your home is.
4. Clean up
after your beach or pool trip. Don't let wet clothes sit in the laundry
basket, they stink.
5. Pack up your winter coats, boots, snow tubes,
shovels, heavy throws etc...don't remind me of winter months!
Bring flowers either from your garden or buy it. Fresh flowers adds
freshness and lively feeling to the home.
In Spring & Summer real estate market, outdoor becomes more important then indoors.
Buyers want to visualize the can entertain or kids can play in the
1. Plant flowers, give your deck, front
porch a punch of color and mulch the flower bed.
2. Clean up after
your barbaeque parties. Yesterday I had shown home where people had
entertain evening before, they had left empty beer bottles, plates &
trash still sitting outside.
3. Get rid of Gnats, mosquites. When
the buyer walks around your yard don't let them get distracted by
fighthing with bugs instead let them enjoy your backyard.
your grass!!! Try to keep it green.
5. Check the exterior maintenance
paint the front door, repair the rotten trim and fix the holes in
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.