Even with low inventory, it is important to make your home stand out from the competition to get buyers to choose your property at the price you are asking. Make a great first impression with curb appeal. Have the lawn and flower beds trimmed and weed free. A fresh coat of paint on the front door and a welcoming planter of summer flowers can help set the stage for your prospective buyers.
We’ve all heard that staging is important and it is. Staging isn’t just removing clutter and rearranging furniture; it is creating an environment that lets the buyers imagine themselves living in. Even people that are not highly organized can have a vision of how neat and tidy they will be able to keep things if they lived in your home that have a place for everything and everything is in its place.
Don’t forget an often overlooked part of getting your home ready to market – The Smell. Pets, cooking or smoking can all produce strong, lingering odors that can be a big turn off for potential buyers. Be sure to address these issues before opening your door to prospective buyers because you only get one chance to make a great first impression!
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