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4 Ways to Prep Your House for a Sale

 Getting your house ready to sell can be a tedious and time-consuming process. There are many things that you need to do in order for it to look its best. Here are some tips on how to prepare your home for sale. 

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1) Declutter

Bring in some large trash bags and boxes. Don't try to have everything look perfect. Just throw it out! Donate all of your unwanted items or place them in storage. You can always go back for those if you decide not to sell the house. If you have a garage sale, later on, keep them there until that time comes up. Just make sure they don't clutter up your home any more than necessary because buyers will assume it is how you normally live (which may discourage them). If something has sentimental value but no practical use, like an old teddy bear, consider taking pictures of it instead of keeping it around where people might ask about its history every day.

2) Make repairs 

You may want to pretend you're a stranger walking into your house. What would you notice first? Would there be broken blinds, dented walls, or chipped flooring? If so, it's time for some repairs. Patch up any holes in the walls, replace broken blinds and light fixtures, and refinish any scratched or dented surfaces.

3) Paint the walls 

Paint is one of the cheapest and most efficient ways to change a room. It can give an entire house a brand new look, so it's perfect for getting buyers excited about your home! If you plan to move in with someone, consider doing this together, as it will create great memories that you may want to cherish later down the road after selling your current house. Just make sure everyone knows which paint was used for each room before letting others see what they have done (otherwise, people might think you painted over something else). Also, remember not to use too dark of colors, or else it could make rooms appear smaller or more closed off than they actually are.

4) Clean everything

Cleaning is another important step in selling your home. It makes the house look more modern, and it shows that you really take care of where you live (which says a lot about how much time and effort you will put into taking care of other people's houses if they hire you to clean for them). Find examples on real estate websites. An excellent way to get started with this is by removing all clutter from counters, tables, and shelves so buyers can see what kind of storage space exists in each room. You should also think about investing in some new furniture pieces or appliances because sometimes these just need replacing but don't let any potential buyers know that ahead of time! They might try haggling on the price later on since they now have this information against you.

In conclusion,  getting your house ready to sell can be a long process, but it is important. By following the steps above, you'll have more time and money left over for enjoying life before moving on to something else!

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