Prepare your house for the spring market

Spring is one of the most popular times of year to sell a house. If you have kids and need to move to a new school district you want to be settled by the end of summer.

So if you’re thinking of selling your house this spring, now is the perfect time to start getting it ready. With the market gearing up for its busiest time of year, it’ll be important to make sure your house shines bright among the competition.

The National Association of Realtors expects predict the market activity to climb as the year progresses. Some financial experts are predicting a drop in the interest rate. If this is accurate it would spur the market for both buyers and sellers.

If you plan to sell this spring, reach out now. We’ll give you a FREE market analysis to give you a guide as to what your house may be worth. We will also share some tips of things that need to be done in your home to make it ready to blow away the competition.

Here are some tips you can use to get your house market-ready.

Declutter and Organize

First impressions matter, and if your house is a mess, that can easily turn off potential buyers. Before listing, take the time to declutter and organize each room. Decluttering is about more than just tidying up – it’s about creating a sense of space and openness that allows potential buyers to envision themselves living in your home.

Sparkling bathroom

Deep Clean Your Kitchen and Bathrooms

The kitchen and bathrooms are focal points for many buyers, and often influence their overall opinion of the house. Ensure these spaces dazzle by giving them a thorough deep cleaning. Pay attention to details like scrubbing grout lines, polishing fixtures and decluttering countertops. A sparkling kitchen and bathroom can leave a lasting positive impression on potential buyers.

Spring flowers

Spruce Up Your Yard

Your home’s exterior is the first thing potential buyers see, so it’s important to make a good impression from the moment they arrive. A well-maintained yard not only enhances curb appeal, but also shows buyers the home has been well taken care of.

Take the time to spruce up your yard by mowing the lawn, trimming bushes, laying mulch and adding some flowers. Remember, the goal is to create a welcoming environment that entices buyers to step inside and imagine themselves living there.

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