When selling your house, you will do everything you can to attract the right buyers. Fortunately, your home might just be a few renovations away from your ideal sale. While your real estate agent can make specific recommendations, there are some common improvements that are key in selling a home. The following are a few of the main ways you can spruce up your house before listing.
Selling a Home? Make These Improvements First
Boost Curb Appeal
Your home’s exterior leaves a first impression on every potential buyer, so take the time to improve the curb appeal. Invest in basic landscaping, seal driveway cracks, and power wash the siding. Ensure that your roof, gutters, and windows are in top condition. It can also be helpful to add some colorful flower pots on your front step. All of these details will impress potential buyers before they step inside.
Upgrade the HVAC Systems
Energy efficiency is a major selling point in today’s homes. If your HVAC systems are out of date, it can be worth it to replace them. For homes with new HVAC units, clean out the ducts and hire a professional for an inspection. You should also have your thermostat checked. Make any repairs before listing your home to impress prospective buyers.
Touch Up Tile Grout
While it may seem like an insignificant detail, fresh tile grout can make a room look bright and clean. When the grout is discolored and peeling, the room can look out of date. Touch up the grout in the bathroom floor, shower, and kitchen backsplash to pull the decor together. If you notice any broken tiles during the process, be sure to replace them.
Add a Fresh Coat of Paint
Work with your real estate agent to determine which rooms need new paint. Any brightly colored rooms should be painted a more neutral shade to depersonalize the space. Smaller rooms should have a white or other light colored paint color to create the illusion of space. It’s also important to touch up any paint that is chipping or fading.
Are you selling a home? The team at Amber Lube, Keller Williams Realty Concord/Kannapolis have the knowledge and skills to guide you through every step of the process. From listing your house to negotiating with buyers, they will use their years of experience to achieve the best possible sale. Located in Kannapolis, NC, these agents can also help you navigate local listings and find the home of your dreams. To learn more about their services, visit them online. You can also reach Leaurel Lube at (704) 467-0685 and Amber Lube at (704) 577-5966.