While it might not sound appealing to spend money on your home right before you sell, it is not uncommon for basic improvements to more than pay for themselves. Minor fix-ups such as painting, resurfacing a cracked driveway or replacing worn carpeting will attract more potential buyers, increase the selling price, and shorten the time it takes to sell your Minnesota home. Always remember, the easier it is for buyers to see your house in move-in condition, the easier it is for them to choose it over other properties.
-Tour your home; pretend you’re the buyer and be critical
-Start outside and work inside, covering every inch
-Make a list of items that need attention
-Paint, carpet, and remove wallpaper
-Refinished hardwood floors
-Updated bathrooms and kitchen
-Yard, landscaping and deck improvements
-Neutralize highly personal or unique decorating
-Create more space by using light colors and removing some furniture
Buyers usually decide within two minutes whether or not your house appeals to them. The first impression is often the lasting one. My job as your listing agent is to you do everything possible to create a good first impression, so buyers can see the true value of your home.
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