1. Clean and declutter the home:
This includes deep cleaning the kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms, ceilings, walls, and floors. All closets and cabinets should also be organized.
2. Make minor repairs:
Fix any small issues, such as broken door knobs or leaky faucets, that could be a turnoff to buyers.
Painting is an inexpensive way to spruce up the look of a home and can give it an updated feel.
4. Update landscaping:
Trim trees and bushes, mow the lawn, plant flowers and make sure walkways are free from debris.
5. Invest in staging:
Staging makes your home look appealing to potential buyers by furnishing rooms with attractive décor that is designed to help buyers envision living in the space.
6. Hire professionals for inspections:
This includes getting a roof inspection, pest control treatment, and radon testing if needed.
7. Create marketing materials:
Hire a photographer to take quality pictures of the home and write professional descriptions that highlight its best features.
8. Set a competitive price:
Research the local market to determine the best listing price for your home.
9. Prepare for showings:
Make sure your home is always clean and inviting when potential buyers come to view it.