Many people are led to believe that selling their Boerne TX homes in the winter is not a good idea. However, there are actually some advantages in deciding to show your home during the winter months. Obviously, winter doesn't have that selling point that comes from selling a house during the summer or spring. Buyers tend to spend a bit more time weighing their options before committing and in a small way, it has something to do with the more favorable weather. One of the advantages of selling a home during the winter months is that on average there is less competition in the real estate market. It's actually a great time to show off your home as a cozy, warm, inviting place to live.
As with any home, it is important to maintain your property. It doesn't take a complete renovation to make your house look like a home. Really it is the simple things that can set you apart from the competition. You should make sure that the area around your home is clean and repairs are done adequately. You probably won't be able to paint during the winter, but you can do touch up work or wash the exterior to brighten things up. A little thing you can do that goes a long way is to wash windows so that they appear clear and fresh in case a buyer comes to view your home.
Another great tip is to trim branches or bushes around your house. This is a great way to make it look like there's more yard and property space. Also, make sure to maintain a clean walkway, one that is free of ice and debris. A great thing to do is to decorate your home for the holidays. Some Christmas lights or a wreath on the door are a great touch. Hopefully when a potential buyer visits, they'll feel the warmth coziness that will instill a desire to live there. If you want, you could light some candles to create a certain mood and ambiance. Holiday flowers like poinsettias are an instant beautification technique that not only ooze holiday cheer but add a subtle splash of color in an otherwise dreary time of year.
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