Spring is in the air; that means changes are coming. As a home seller what steps do you have in place to get your home sold. 90 days are the norm here in San Antonio right now to find the buyer that wants your home. Are you taking the steps to make your home that buyers dream?
Let's start our checklist to make your home the one to choose when your selling.
A Good First Impression Can Help Sell Your Home!
Your major role as a seller will be to make your home as attractive as possible to potential buyers. The time, effort, and limited financial investment involved can give you the competitive edge needed to sell your home when you want for the best possible price. Remember, first impressions are the most lasting and the most important to the sale of your home.
Use this checklist to make sure your home looks its best:
q Cut lawn and edge around walks and drive.
q Weed all flower beds.
q Trim shrubs and remove dead branches and limbs.
q Remove all debris from yard and store toys and lawn equipment out of sight.
q Make sure roof, gutters and downspouts are in good repair.
q Replace cracked windows and torn screens. Clean windows, screens, and sills.
q Polish doorknob. Make sure doorbell and front lights are working.
q Wipe smudges off walls and woodwork.
q Shampoo rugs and carpets, wash/clean all floors.
q Fix any leaking faucets or fixtures.
q Tighten loose banisters or steps.
q Replace burnt-out light bulbs.
q Organize closets and shelves.
q Repair/replace bathroom caulking if needed.
q Organize attic and garage.
q Remove and dispose of any items you do not plan to take to your next home.
q Talk to us before painting walls and replacing flooring if cleaning doesn't do the trick!
In a buyers market you have to make sure you do your part to make your home as attractive as possible. A simple test, what you look for in a home is what your future home buyer is looking for. Think as a buyer when preparing your home for sale and price it right... and you will sell.
From your San Antonio Realtor!