Are you planning to list your residence? A home that isn’t staged may sell if properly prices. On the other hand, a staged place of residence will sell faster and for more money. What steps can you take now to sell your split foyers-style house in a Split Foyer-style community?
Assuming that you’re advertised for sale your home in Alexandria, should you need to paint your home?
Sometimes, painting means just the front door. Your front door really is your home’s first impression. For whatever reason, gray and navy front doors seem to fetch more money!
We all know that neutral colors are not exciting, but you should also know that they are best when you’re selling your home.
Your home doesn’t need to be picture-perfect but it should be an “artist-ready” piece of canvass.
I can aid you to throw a reverse housewarming party! We’ll get rid of unwanted items before your first open house by letting friends, family, neighbors and interested parties help you put the home in order.
Box up anything you don’t use on a daily basis. You’ll need to box it to move it anyway and small things take up an inordinate amount of space. This includes collectibles, kitchen gadgets, tools, jewelry, photos, toys and tech.
In addition to removing your clutter, it’s almost always a good idea to depersonalize.
The more your house looks like your home, the less it’s someone else’s home. You want the buyer to be able to see the property as his or her home.
When you decide to sell, it’s time to return the home to a less personal space.
Here’s a few more inputs:
- I often think that cinnamon and vanilla are the best smells when trying to sell a home. You can let these toast in the oven on the day of an open house.
- Whenever possible raise the bar of your shower curtain or window treatments to make a space seem more airy.
- Candles can be a nice touch, but avoid anything that is so strong it become incense.
Get to know the neighborhood and what’s for sale in 22308. How does your home compare to 8423 Wendell Dr? Don’t forget that the consumer always picks the best value.
I’m a local expert on Northern Virginia real estate.