Probably among the most difficult and stressful yet rare instances in the life of an ordinary man is selling a house. Before getting on board, most people are thinking about how to make their place look more attractive to the concerned parties. Although you like your house from furnishings to the outside look, it may not be attractive to the buyer. There are things you need to do or be prepared for before allowing possible buyers to see your house.
According to interior designers and real estate agents, you can double the value of your home just by doing small fixes or changes inside the house without breaking the bank. The truth is, most home buyers want to buy a house that won’t cost them much on repairs or renovation.
If you are planning on selling your house in two to three months, you must start assessing the current situation of the house from the overall integrity of the structure to the status of your furnishings. Upon enhancements or restorations, you need to keep track of all the changes made and money spent while focusing on the most important stuff that will give you the best return or best value to your house.
Start from the Outdoors
The outside appearance of your house is as important as what’s inside, of course, the first impression is important. You need to consider decluttering stuff outside like eradicating unwanted weeds or fixing damaged pathways. Fixing the landscape can be a good start and a great offering to your buyers. It will give them a good impression when they see that the yard is well-maintained right before they enter the property.
You don’t need to spend much on the landscape. Small clean up or addition of potted plants can already making big changes. You can even use cheap natural weed killers like salt and vinegar or even baking soda, alcohol or borax. It is affordable without a harsh effect on you and the environment.
For buyers, when looking for a house, the main functions must be available that includes electricity. Checking the status of your electrical wirings, electric plugs, and even lightings can make a big difference before you put your house on sale.
Repaint and Refresh
Fresh paint can add space and bring life to a room. It can make your kitchen or living room brighter or neater and it can remove stains or cover cracks on walls. It can even mask terrible odors, particularly in the kitchen and washroom. Make sure to choose neutral colors to be updated with the style and trend.
Staging your Home
Home staging is a cheap way to make your house appealing to buyers. It involves simple steps like replacing old bulbs, removing personal items inside like photo albums, diplomas, etc, rearranging furniture, removing unnecessary furnishings that make space crowded like that huge cabinet, or even adding fresh flowers in a vase in the living room.