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5 Tips for Getting Your Home Ready To Sell

March 5th, 2013 | by Michelle

4337 San Carlos Street, University Park

Every seller wants their home to go quickly for top dollar. To meet that goal, sellers need to “package for profit” and make sure all the home’s highlights are ready to shine. The five tips below will help you get your home ready for its big debut!

Evaluate your home’s curb appeal.

Make sure the yard is freshly landscaped and manicured, including trees and bushes. Remove any excess toys or gardening items that could cause clutter. If your windows need cleaning and the front door needs a fresh coat of paint, now is the time. The first impression counts!


Remove clutter by storing away excess items from counters and refrigerator door. If you have a pet, get rid of the litter box and pet toys. If you have the opposite problem and need furniture to fill in spaces, consider hiring a stager.


Keep personal family photos and paperwork out of view. You want potential buyers to imagine themselves in the home.


Consider hiring a cleaning service to deep clean carpets, floors, curtains, furniture, windows, etc. Don’t underestimate the value of a new coat of paint to add to that fresh look!

Ask for advice.

Hire a knowledgeable real estate agent. They are well versed in this process and can give you invaluable insight into what works best!

Need Help Throughout the Process?

We’d love to help you get your home perfectly posed to hit the open market. Click here for more info!

Here are some of our recent articles for further help with home staging, curb appeal, and tips to give your home the edge as the spring market picks up:

Spring Home Staging Tips to Help Your Home Sell Fast!
Simple Ways to Add Curb Appeal
Get Organized in 2013!

Click here to see more of our recently posted home staging and decor tips. 5 Tips for Getting Your Home Ready To Sell

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