In an earlier blog article, we talked about the importance of sprucing up your home’s exterior when selling a house. If you’ve followed the advice given here, well done! Now let’s focus on the next item that potential home buyers will see - the front door and the interior. This is the time to do some "spring-cleaning" in order to show off your home’s best features.
Take a close look at your front door. If the paint is faded, add a fresh coat and touch up around the entry. Updated light fixtures at the entrance and foyer will make your home warm and welcoming. Speaking of entries, check your windows and doors for energy efficiency. If they’re not airtight, it would be wise to put in some new windows and insulation. Your investment will pay off handsomely and impress potential buyers.
Freshly repainted walls won’t hurt either, and you can achieve a bright, clean look with light yellow or cream on the walls and contrasting white woodwork. Buff up your wood floors, clean your area rugs or carpets, and replace any worn carpeting before your first showing.
Buyers look carefully at bathrooms, so be sure to remove any spots of mildew, replace caulking, and consider a small investment in a new sink and vanity to really make things sparkle.
The icing on the cake is to offer buyers a “home warranty” on the appliances in your house, allowing them a full year of service on anything that happens to go wrong. Your pride of ownership and their peace of mind should combine to produce a sale!
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