Most buyers look for a home that doesn’t need changing or fixing up all that much. Essentially, the move-in-ready type of home. As a seller, you don’t want to leave anything to chance when it comes to turning your home into a buyers dream.
So to sell your home quick, here are some must-fixes throughout your home in order to give off that strong first impression.
The front yard is your homes first impression, so its important to have an idea of the kind of feeling you want it to give off. Whatever the style of your home, you can never go wrong with a clean, fresh exterior. A clear pathway to the doorway is the first step. This means no cracks, lopsided concrete or dead grass on the way to the door. If you need to repave the driveway, consider a look like this stone paved driveway we love. A fresh coat of paint on the exterior will also win over many buyers, simply because it gives off the impression of a well put together home that has been taken care of.
You may hear this way too often from us but to say it again…Lighting is huge! Think light and bright when preparing your home. Open up curtains, clean the windows and polish those countertops to let everything shine. Changing out light bulbs will make a huge difference. Search for ones that allow maximum wattage. If your room needs some more lighting, opt for some recessed lighting around the room. When buyers walk into a room that is well lit, open and bright, the room automatically screams potential.
The kitchen is a top selling point for any buyer and can make or break a deal. Consider changing out old fixtures with new ones. A simple upgrade of knobs on the cabinetry can turn an old looking kitchen into a more up-to-date one. Stovetops, countertops and tiling should also be thought of when renovating. You can get dramatic results even by doing something as small and easy as changing up a plain backsplash to a patterned backsplash.
There are no excuses when it comes to the bathroom. It is just as important as kitchens when selling a home and definitely needs to be accounted for. A simple shower or tub upgrade can make a home seem modern. Consider retiling, changing out the counter tops or simply upgrading with new vanity features.
From design to real estate needs, we want to make sure that your home is exactly how you want it to be. You can find more tips and advice on our DOMA properties blog page, or visit our Pinterest Page to turn our favorite ideas into your own inspiration.
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