Last of 4 items to prepare your home for the market!

By
Real Estate Broker/Owner with Hamm Homes

Selling your house takes lot like the previous last 3 suggestions but number 4 is so important also.

Curb Appeal

Tip 1:  Complete your own inspection.  Pretend you are a potential buyer, walk and drive by your house and take notes of at least three features that is attractive and three that need improvement. 

Tip 2:  Add exterior touches and minor additions to make your home stand out.Maybe a new mailbox, flower boxes, fresh paint and a new welcome mat.

Tip 3:  Purchase or rent a pressure washer and use it to clean the extremely dirty surfaces of your home from the porch to your driveway.

Tip 4:  Paint the outside of your home.  A fresh coat of paint can go a long way.

Tip 5:  Get a second opinion of your home curb appeal.  Ask a neighbor or friend or your Real Estate agent.

Make your home stand out!

 

 

close

This entry hasn't been re-blogged:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
Topic:
Home Selling
Groups:
Posts to Localism
Local Expert
Almost Anything Goes
Advice for Sellers

Spam prevention
Show All Comments
Rainmaker
3,656,693
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Thanks John.  always trying to find ways to help sellers.

 

Nov 28, 2020 11:19 AM #5
Rainmaker
3,656,693
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Thanks Roy kelley for stopping by.

 

Nov 28, 2020 11:19 AM #6
Rainmaker
1,482,837
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Will Hamm

These are such simple steps that any seller can do to make their home stand out.  Well done!

Nov 28, 2020 12:36 PM #7
Rainmaker
5,170,790
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Will,

These are wonderful tips for a seller to follow.  Wishing you a delightful weekend.  Cheers!  A

Nov 28, 2020 12:53 PM #8
Rainmaker
938,070
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

It is important that sellers know that putting their home's best foot forward is most important Will Hamm. It's why I do mention professional stagers when speaking with them.

Nov 28, 2020 02:27 PM #9
Rainmaker
3,656,693
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Sheri and Thanks for your kind words.

Nov 28, 2020 04:40 PM #10
Rainmaker
3,656,693
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Thanks A for stopping by,  Have a great evening.

 

Nov 28, 2020 04:41 PM #11
Ambassador
3,498,667
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Great tips for marketing success. Thank you 

Happy Saturday afternoon Will Hamm 

Nov 28, 2020 04:41 PM #12
Rainmaker
3,656,693
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Doug, Stagers are so important I think.

 

Nov 28, 2020 04:42 PM #13
Rainmaker
3,656,693
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Thanks Paul,  sometime people need all the tips we can give.

 

Nov 28, 2020 04:44 PM #14
Rainmaker
217,031
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Greeat points Will Hamm I remember in the 80s buying a few copies of a video tape by an agent named Barb Schwartz who would show the seller room by room, item by item how to make their home look presentable. To have her "deliver" the bad news was worth the $150

Nov 28, 2020 05:19 PM #15
Ambassador
4,478,800
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Will- all great tips, especially #1...I used to tell my sellers to visit their own home. Go to the front door and see what your buyers will see.  Rocky Dickerson my staging course was taught by Barb Schwartz. 

Nov 28, 2020 06:00 PM #16
Rainmaker
3,719,353
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Great information, thanks for sharing.  I hope you have a great day.

Nov 29, 2020 01:08 AM #17
Rainmaker
3,401,735
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Will.

When we get ready, we'll get a home inspection, prior to putting it on the market.  Good points, thanks for sharing

Nov 29, 2020 01:10 AM #18
Rainmaker
3,205,772
Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Your tips are spot on and sellers would be wise to adhere to your advice and sell their home for top dollar!

Nov 29, 2020 05:39 AM #19
Rainmaker
3,498,411
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Great suggestions Will to ready for the sale. Looking at it from a buyers viewpoint is a terrific first step!

Nov 29, 2020 07:43 AM #20
Rainmaker
618,582
Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637

Hi Will Hamm These are great tips for home sellers. The good thing is that all these small improvements don't require a lot of money. 

Nov 30, 2020 08:13 PM #21
Rainer
553,350
Dörte Engel
RE/MAX Leading Edge - Bowie, MD
ABC - Annapolis, Bowie, Crofton & rest of Maryland

Dear Will,

Good advice. Clean and pretty sells better than dirty with deferred maintenance.

Dec 27, 2020 08:22 AM #22
Rainmaker
1,119,301
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

They are must in home listings in Northern CA : 

Masks, hand sanitizer, warning signs; booties. 

Dealine to submit offer is also helpful.

Dec 27, 2020 05:53 PM #24
Rainmaker
1,185,848
Paula McDonald, Ph.D.
Beam & Branch Realty - Granbury, TX
Granbury, TX 936-203-0279

It is the last minute details that make the difference. It's always good to have fresh eyes on the home too.

Dec 27, 2020 05:58 PM #25
Show All Comments

What's the reason you're reporting this blog entry?

Are you sure you want to report this blog entry as spam?

Rainmaker
3,656,693

Will Hamm

"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
Call today for all your Real Estate needs
*
*
*
*