If you are considering selling your home, the one thing you most likely want to know is that you are going to get the best possible price for the home when it’s sold. Although there’s no way to guarantee this will happen, there are some ways to put you on the right path in making sure that does happen. It might be difficult to take yourself out of the seller’s mindset, but try to view your home as a buyer and take some notes on how you might best improve it before putting it up for sale.

A Clean Home is a Happy Home

It might sound like an obvious step, but some people are in a rush to get their home on the market so they don’t do a thorough cleaning of their home before listing it. This could prevent buyers from seeing the home at its full value and make the process even longer versus speeding it up. If you’re too busy to do a deep cleaning of your home, you can hire a cleaning service to make sure it’s as clean as possible.

Along with cleaning, you want to keep in mind how your home smells. You might be used to the smell of your home, so you don’t even notice it, but it’s something a potential buyer will notice. You’ll also want to make sure it looks very polished so that means getting rid of any clutter or unnecessary decor or furniture. Make your home look like a blank canvas to attract the buyer to see the home in their eyes and what they would like to do with it. This means getting rid of personal items as well.

Easy Ways to Increase the Value

If you want to get your home on the market quickly, one thing you can do to improve its value that doesn’t take too much time is paint the walls. You’ll want to make sure you keep the walls a neutral color so that it’s not off putting to potential buyers. You can also look for things around the house that are quick fixes that you never got around to but a new buyer would notice like a leaky faucet or a door that doesn’t close properly.

Since you are trying to appeal to a wide range of candidates, another thing you can do is to give each room a purpose. You can use just a few pieces of furniture to make each room into a potential office, studio, or even a craft room. This will get the creativity going for your buyer and get them excited about how they plan to use those rooms.

Finally, make sure the home looks good on the outside too. Make sure the grass is trimmed, fix your flower beds, and fix any peeling paint. You could also add some potted plants to make it more welcoming as soon as a potential buyer drives up to your property.

Give Us a Call!

We know selling your home can be a stressful process but we can help you out along the way. We can also assist you with getting ready to buy your new home as well don’t hesitate to reach out to our team at North Star Mortgage Network in Jacksonville, FL today!