It’s time to sell your Clearwater home, are you willing to do what it takes to sell it? Do you even know what to do? Even just the basics? Well, here are some things you should do if you are willing to do what it takes to sell your home.
Check Out Your Fridge
Ok so first, take a look at your refrigerator. Yes, really, your refrigerator. What’s on it? Is there a collection of clutter on top of it? Cereal boxes? Extra containers? What about on it? A dozen magnets? Menus? The latest art project or projects from your kids? Not what prospective buyers need to see. It’s a bit hard to see themselves in your kitchen if it looks like your kitchen!
Cracks and Dings or Nail Holes
Next, walk room to room and look at the state of the walls. Are there holes, dings, cracks or other things that should be fixed? Remember that really ugly picture you took down? Well, the hole from the nail holding it up should probably be spackled. If you were buying a home would you want to buy one that obviously needed some work to be done? Cracks and holes are signs to a buyer that you might just be leaving other things undone.
How’s the Paint?
As you look at all those walls check the paint? Remember when your kids had you paint their rooms all those wild colors? What about that dark “accent” wall gone awry? Yeah, it might just be time to make all that just a bit less wild and a bit more neutral. You might have liked having your living room colors of your favorite football or baseball team, but your buyer might not!
Ok, last thing. Sweep up the dog hair and pick up the kid’s toys. Who wants to step over toys or watch the dust bunnies blow around as they look at your home? I bet they don’t come back to look again! So do what you have to do, and mostly listen to your Realtor when they tell you what really needs to be done to sell your home!
If you are ready for a truly honest opinion on what it will take to sell your Clearwater home, give us a call today!