If you want buyers to be interested in your home, you need to show it in its best light. A good first impression can influence a buyer both emotionally and visually, thus prompting them to make an offer. In addition, what the buyer first sees is what they think of when they consider the asking price.
A bad first impression can dissuade a potential buyer. Don’t show your property until it’s all fixed up. You do not want to give buyers the chance to use the negative first impression they have as means of negotiation.
Ask around for the opinions others have of your home. Real estate agents who see houses everyday can give solid advice on what needs to be done. Consider what architects or landscape designers have to say. What you need are objective opinions, and it’s sometimes hard to separate the personal and emotional ties you have for the home from the property itself.
Typically, there are some general fix ups that need to be done both outside and on the inside. As a seller, you should consider the following:
Landscaping - Has the front yard been maintained? Are areas of the house visible to the street in good condition?
Cleaning or Redoing the driveway - Is your driveway cluttered with toys, tools, trash etc.?
Painting - Does both the exterior and the interior look like they have been well taken care of?
Carpeting - Does the carpet have stains? Or does the carpet look old and dirty?
The Kevin Crozier Team has great staff, and Natasha was fabulous! Jake (June 2019)
Amanda and the Team did a great job at keeping all things moving, even when we were out of town.Erin and John (June 2019)
Amanda represented us really well. It felt good to have her on our side.Katie (May 2019)
Amanda and Natasha are amazing and get the job done! They are efficient, wonderful professionals and great communicators. We didn't think being homeowners could be in our near future but they changed that in such an amazing way.Jacob & Carleigh (March 2019)
Kevin and his team did an excellent job of helping us sell our home. After having a couple of contracts fall through due to inspections, they continued to work hard until we had a good offer and a contract that went through to Closing. Yeah!! I would recommend them highly. They will work hard for you.Roxanne (January 2019)