Are you planning to sell your home soon? Are you looking for proven ways to increase the value of your home and attract homebuyers? Do you want to learn the best way to prepare your home for a sale? We caught up with Bill from GTA Condo and Homes, who specializes in houses and condos for sale North York, and he gave us some proven ways to get your home ready for a profitable and quick sale.
- Landscaping and Curb Appeal
If you haven’t landscaped your home before, now is the right time. Keep the lawn mowed, bushes pruned, and keep the garden and lawn weeded to create an irresistible curb appeal.
- Interior and Exterior Cleaning
A sloppy exterior and dirty interior are a big turn-off. So, clean both the interior and exterior spaces and keep them in pristine state.
- Leverage House Painting Power
If your house painting colour is too dull or bright, repaint it using a neutral colour palettes like tans and greys. Paint your ceilings white and if you haven’t repainted your home in the last 2 years, hire a house painter immediately.
- Waterproof Your Basement
If your home is located in an area that is prone to flooding, basement waterproofing is a good way to enhance the value of your home and make it more attractive to buyers.
- Upgrade Kitchens and Bathrooms
You can install countertops in your kitchen and bathroom. Change the bathroom’s cabinetry if it is old, worn out or outdated. If the countertops in those rooms are still okay, you may reseal it and re-polish it to keep its shine. Check out Marble Tradition for bathroom ideas & designs.
- Repair Doors and Windows
Make the door of your home more inviting and repair the windows if they are broken. Ensure that the front door stands out and is inviting. Change the faded house numbers for more visibility and appeal.
- Get Rid of Bad Odours
Improve the smell of your home to make the home inviting and conducive to stay in. Remove the litter box and spray air neutralizer throughout the house.
- Lighting Up Your Home
Use lighting to your advantage. Ensure that all bulbs are working perfectly. Do not overlook lightning; it plays a crucial role in accenting specific features of your home. Use ambient lighting; add natural lamps and table lamps to brighten up the room with less natural light.
- Pay Attention to Every Detail
Touch up dents or stains in high traffic areas within the home, change torn screens, repair leaking faucets, and silk or live greenery to the bathrooms.
- Keep Drawers and Closets Organized
You do not want to give an impression that your home does not have enough storage space; so, organize your closets and drawers.