Listing your home to sell can be a tricky process. Properly fixing and decorating your home for listing photos can give you a quick sale and maximize your profit. So, here are some effective ways to prepare your home for listing.
- Repainting The Walls:
Repainting the walls of your old home gives them a new glow and shine. Always choose a light, natural and soft color like white, off white and grey. Painting your walls with lighter colors can make your home look bigger and more spacious. You can also hire an expert to fill up any holes and imperfections in your walls due to nails and other installments before starting the paint job.
- Create Curb Appeal:
Besides doing all the improvements inside your beautiful home, you should also focus on improving the exterior. Because it’s the first thing your potential buyer would see while visiting your home. This includes your front door.
You can get the outside of your home cleaned for this purpose. Also, washing the trees and plants around your home would make their green color pop out and mesmerize the visitor and a potential buyer. So, never forget to improve the outside view of your home. The better your “curb appeal” the more likely you will hook a prospective buyer.
- Remove Personal Things:
An effective way to declutter your home is by removing all of your personal things like awards, family photos and other stuff that only you can relate to. Because what looks beautiful and memorable to you might be completely irrelevant to your potential buyer. Not only this, the Buyer often gets caught up in the collections and fails to actually see the house or even remember it.
So, try to remove the unwanted stuff (leave some framed photos behind), move away all of your personal things and clean your home thoroughly before a paint job. This will help make your home look more spacious and welcoming.
- Hire An Expert Photographer:
All of your home staging efforts can go in vain if you don’t hire an expert photographer to capture the true beauty of your home in listing photos. An expert photographer can help you organize everything to stage your home properly.
High-quality photos with good lighting and perfect contrast of colors can make your listing stand out to help you secure a good deal for your home. So, choosing a professional photographer for your listing photos can literally mean the difference.
Doing many of these tips can help make your home more attractive to potential buyers. Covenant Realty Corporation is here to help you with these. We even foot the bill for staging and photography so you can trust the moment your home gets posted on the Multiple Listing Service it has maximum appeal. Agents know when they see a home listed with Covenant Realty Corp. that this will be a property worth showing to their Buyers.. In the next article we will explore additional tips to properly stage your home for sale.