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Best Ways to Improve the Chances of Selling Your House

By Jamie Richardson | February 15, 2019

If you want your Allentown home to be sold as fast as possible, prepare to do some little extra work. Do everything you can to get your house in exceptional shape. The following tips, coupled with an attractive price, will boost the odds of getting your house sold.

Improve your home

Focus on first impressions. Freshen up the exterior, paint the front door and make the entrance area as warm and welcoming as possible. If they look unkempt, it will appear that your house is poorly maintained. Fixed what is obviously damaged and clean everything. Many potential buyers want to move in without making changes. Do what it takes to create that lasting first impression.

Clear clutter

You don’t need expensive décors to make your home attractive to potential buyers. Just make sure that your rooms are clutter-free and as light and airy as possible. Leaving your stuff lying around may give an impression that there is not enough storage in your house. Remember that storage is something every potential buyer is looking for. The idea is to make an impact that your house is an attractive and functional home. 

Upgrade your kitchen

Make sure that the countertops are clear and smell fresh and clean. While upgrading countertops is expensive, it can boost the value of your home. But if you are short on cash, you can always opt for inexpensive kitchen updates by painting and install new kitchen cabinetry.

Make the most of outdoor space

Gardens or any outdoor spaces can also be another great selling point. Make sure that your outdoor space is well taken care of. Bushes and lawn should be well manicured. An overgrown jungle will make space look smaller and forgotten about. This will certainly make any potential buyer cringe. The payout for a gardener or roll up your sleeves and tend to your garden with your own two hands.

Your house should be “Move-in” ready

While making your house look pretty is important, it is also necessary that all your appliances and electrical and plumbing fixtures are in working condition. Again, the objective is to have a house that is move-in ready and to give potential buyers the impression that they will be able to move right in and start living and enjoying their new home, rather than having to spend some time and money to fix it up.  Once you are ready to sell contact a trusted Allentown real estate agent.

Jamie is a 5-year freelance writer who enjoys real estate. He is currently a Realty Biz News Contributor.
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