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Monday, April 22, 2024   /   by Janine Thomson

Ideas for Preparing your Home for Sale

Preparing your house for sale is crucial for making a positive impression on potential buyers and maximizing its appeal. Here are some of the best tips for getting your home ready to sell:
Declutter and Depersonalize: Start by decluttering your home to create a clean, spacious environment that allows buyers to envision themselves living there. Remove personal items such as family photos and memorabilia to help buyers visualize the space as their own.
Deep Clean: Give your home a thorough cleaning, paying attention to every room, including often overlooked areas like baseboards, light fixtures, and windows. A clean home conveys a sense of care and maintenance to potential buyers.
Enhance Curb Appeal: First impressions matter, so invest in enhancing your home's curb appeal. Mow the lawn, trim bushes, plant flowers, and make any necessary exterior repairs to create an inviting entrance for potential buyers.
Make Repairs and Updates: Address any minor repairs and maintenance ...

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Sunday, March 7, 2021   /   by Janine Thomson

8 Tips to Preparing your Home for a Listing

When a home is properly staged, it should help a buyer see the beauty and value in the home, enticing them to imagine themselves living there. Staging is just as important for in-person home tours as it is for online property photos. More than 90% of home buyers search for homes online, and 85% of buyers say it’s the photos that are the most important factor in deciding which homes to view, according to research from the National Association of REALTORS®.
Here are some ways to prep a home for the photo shoot.
De-clutter..... De-clutter!
Appropriately displayed art on walls or above a fireplace can add color to the background and enhance the property’s online photos. Also, be sure to tidy up those bookshelves! Overstuffed shelves with various books and decor can create a visual nightmare. Organize them by coordinating the books or magazines by colored sleeve or by height. To add visual interest, group nicely tiered stacks and display them upright with a few d ...

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