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Tips to Prepare your House For Sale

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Jul,28 2016
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Once you have decided to sell your property, you certainly want to sell it as soon as possible. And in order to make it happen, you need to stage your home very well. So, it needs proper planning and knowledge to prepare your house for sale. Often people hire a property agent and put it on sale, which may eat a lot of money. But that’s a sheer wastage of money. So, here’s how you can prepare your property for sale on your own:

Get Detached From Your Home

No doubt, there’s always an emotional attachment. Because you have spent years and have memories in that property, it’s hard to leave that house. But detaching from your home is the foremost thing you need to do. Remove your personal photographs and other displayed memories. Seeing those artifacts may distract the buyers and they would not feel the liberty to imagine their belongings hanging on those walls. By doing this, they would be able to picture your property as their own property and will elevate their interest in buying your property.

Clean it Properly

Nobody wants to live in a messy place after spending a good amount. And, if your property is clean, it will attract the buyers for sure. However, cleaning your home does not mean that you need to wipe off the interior only, but you have to take care of the outside area first. If the outer of your house is clean and attractive, only then the buyer will take an interest in paying a look at its interior.

Make The Front Door Appealing

Another thing is, making the front door of your house an inviting gate. It should be coated and colored well, complimenting the house. The address must be prominent and written in good font, as it gives a good impression to the buyer and also helps the buyer to find the house easily.

Clear the Clutter

Clutter in your house covers a lot of space. It makes your house less spacious and also fails to appeal the buyer. So, try to keep it vacant. Remove the clutter like extra furniture, organise the cupboards, drawers and arrange the shelves. Doing this will give your house a spacious look.

Make Minor Repairs

Nobody would love to spend more on the house after spending money on buying the property. They want all the things to be perfect for them. So, make sure you do not frustrate them with the little flaws in the property. Hence, make the minor repairs that are required. To elaborate:

• Fix the holes in the walls
• Repair the cracked floor or the scratched tiles
• Greece the doors and the windows properly
• Repair the locks and the handles of the doors properly
• Do not leave the drawers jammed
• Fix the taps and the water system
• Replace the ineffective tube lights and bulbs
• Wash the windows and the doors properly
• Arrange the garden area
• Remove the cobwebs
• Clean out the kitchen drawers, refrigerator, cupboards, etc
• Dust the furniture properly
• Wash the curtains and hang them neatly
• Place the neat and clean towels on the hangers

With this, the list of things to be taken care of is endless. So, you need to take care of a lot of things before putting your home on sale. A little mistake may snatch a potential buyer. Buyers look for the best, so try being the best to the level that a buyer feels hard to say a no to your house.

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