Getting your home ready to sell in Florida can bring feelings of excitement, as well as stress and uncertainty. Because first impressions make a significant impact on homebuyers, you will want to put in the work to elevate your home’s appeal.
Taking time to prepare your home before you list it may alleviate some of your stress and improve your home’s marketability.
Aim to make the interior of your home a blank slate. When potential buyers can envision themselves living in the space, they may be much more likely to put in an offer on your home. According to HGTV, some of the things you can do to spruce up your home’s interior include the following:
- Replace burnt-out lightbulbs
- Remove clutter from closets
- Eliminate personal belongings
- Conceal your pets and their supplies
- Deep clean living and bedroom space
When potential buyers arrive at your home, the exterior is the first thing they will see. Even if your home boasts numerous upgrades and has a clean and lightly-worn interior if the exterior is not well-cared for, buyers may immediately draw conclusions about the inside before even seeing it.
Clean up your landscape and ensure all lighting works properly. Consider power washing the exterior of your home. Shine your front door and make sure to clear the porch of clutter. Verify the visibility of your house number and swap your worn welcome mat for something new.
Preparing to sell your home has a lot of moving pieces. An attorney can help you identify what you need to do to successfully sell your home in today’s competitive real estate market.