- Apply a fresh lick of paint
A fresh lick of paint will be a valuable addition in helping sell the house; preferably a neutral paint will make the house look lighter and bigger. The buyers can easily visualize how they would adapt the rooms to their needs. A good first impression is critical; therefore give the front door a new coat of a brightly colored paint.
- Fix and clean
Any minor repairs should be done, be it holes on the walls, door knobs, cracked tiles or threadbare carpets. Many buyers would prefer moving into a house without making changes. Cleaning the house gets rid of the odours, and the place becomes more appealing and gives the avenue for buyers to imagine living there. If the house happens to have a garden, the bushes should be cut back; the furniture should be cleaned of lichen and dirt.
- Showing out the property
The decision on which sales agent to use is key, a good estate agent will know what things to say , what to highlight and most notably what to ignore. A good estate agent will know how best to answer those tricky questions that might arise. Make sure you have a broker who is totally informed.
- The kitchen comes first
The kitchen is one of the most important aspects in the sale of the house. The kitchen should be remodeled by re-facing the kitchen cabinetry. There is need to check the plumbing fixtures to make sure that the buyer will be comfortable at the kitchen. The benefits of remodeling the kitchen are infinite but the best part is that there is 85% chance you will get your money back.
- Price it right
Find out the worth of the house and then shave 15-20% off the price, even in the worst markets , buyers will present themselves and they will bid up the price over what its worth.