Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Prepare Your Home for Sale this Spring

Prepare Your Home for Sale this Spring The key is taking simple steps to make it “buyer ready.” This doesn’t have to take a lot of time or money. But there are a few steps that will put you ahead of many others on the market.

1. Know your home’s best selling points. Write them all down. Is your outdoor space perfect for entertaining? Is your roof and siding brand new? Have you made major improvements recently? These should be communicated to potential buyers. 

2. Do your own walk through in a buyer’s shoes. What changes and/or repairs need to be made before you put your home on the market? Look closely at the things you may have overlooked. This can include small changes such as cleaning out your closets to make them appear more spacious.

3. Find a real estate expert. Your home sale is one of the largest transactions you will ever make, so choosing a realtor based on experience and expertise is important. It may be tempting to use a friend or family member to save money or build their business, but always consider what’s best for yourself and a successful home sale.

Click here to download our printable checklist - Preparing Your Home for Sale

Contact us if you have any questions or would like to discuss the sale of your home. We can be reached by phone at 218-820-7355 or email sales@upnorthproperties.com.