Updated: May 27
22 foolproof ways
These Pro-tips Will Help You Get the Most Offers for Your House this Spring
This is the enthusiasm we are looking for when your house hits the market!
You are a wise home owner who knows that the best time to put your house on the market is during the Spring. If it is early February then it is time to swing into action to get your house market ready.
I have compiled a handy list of the 22 most important tasks you need to start on immediately to get your house market ready.
Below are some of the most important interior tasks to complete when preparing a home for sale. Many of the tasks below are low cost home sale preparation tips and in many cases, cost nothing except for time and effort.
Clean light bulbs and replace, if necessary
Wash and polish flooring
Vacuum and steam clean any carpeting
Dust all surfaces
Organize all closets and storage areas
Repaint to freshen or apply neutral colors to rooms, if necessary
Deep clean appliances
The curb appeal of a home can make a huge difference when it comes to whether or not a buyer elects to view a home. If a potential buyer drives by a property that looks neglected from the exterior it is possible they will decide to not look at the home. Below are some of the most important exterior tasks to complete when preparing a home for the spring real estate market.
Freshly mulch flowerbeds and gardens
Trim shrubs and bushes
Plant bright flowers and plants
Paint faded or peeling paint, if applicable
Wash siding, if applicable
Clean and inspect gutters and downspouts
There are specific home maintenance tasks that homeowners should complete prior to selling their home. It is very easy to detect when a homeowner has neglected their home, simply by walking through it. Below are some of the most important general tasks to complete when preparing a home for the spring real estate market.
Service your HVAC systems (furnace & central air conditioning)
Evaluate the efficiency of your home
Inspect the plumbing
Who am I and how can I help you?
I'm Tamara Beauchard - realtor, architect and right-fit specialist
As a top-performing realtor with Re/Max Professionals, I handled nearly $12 million in real estate transactions this past year. I stay on top of the market to ensure that you are confident about the price and the process from our first meeting to the settlement table.
You have an architect on your side! My experience in the design and construction industry means that we can talk about renovations and improvements that will both beautify your home and improve it's resale value.
I'm a right-fit specialist who provides consulting services for people who are not ready to buy or sell right now, but need advice on where to start with renovating or downsizing. More about that service here.