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As you prepare for the sale of your home, there are many things your realtor may recommend in the preparation phase of getting your home ready for the market. These steps will not only improve the curb appeal but also the value at which you can expect to get out of the sale.

Spruce up the landscaping

It’s no secret that first impressions are important, especially when it comes to your home’s exterior. A well-maintained landscape not only adds curb appeal but also gives off a welcoming vibe to guests and potential buyers. Tackling overgrown bushes and mowing the lawn are essential tasks but adding a splash of color with varying blooms takes the landscaping to the next level.

It’s amazing what a few strategically placed flowers can do to spruce up the area and make it feel alive. So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to turn your outdoor space into a charming oasis.

Pressure wash the exterior

If you’re preparing to sell your home, it’s important to make a lasting impression on potential buyers. One of the best ways to do this is by pressure washing the exterior of your home.

Over time, dirt, grime, and other debris can accumulate on your home’s exterior, giving it a shabby, unkempt appearance. But with a thorough pressure washing, you can restore your home’s curb appeal and make it look like new again.

Plus, a clean exterior can also help prevent damage and decay caused by mold, mildew, and other contaminants. So if you’re looking to sell your home and want to make it stand out from the crowd, a pressure washing is a great place to start.

Paint the front door

The saying goes that you only get one chance to make a first impression, and the same applies to your home. When selling a house, prospective buyers will begin to assess the value of the home as soon as they pull into the driveway.

An easy and budget-friendly way to add fresh appeal to your home’s exterior is to paint the front door. A newly painted door can add a pop of color, brighten up a dull space, and even upgrade the entire look of the house.

It’s the little details that can make all the difference, and a freshly painted front door just might be the addition your home needs to make it stand out. So, grab a brush, pick out a bold color, and get ready for buyers to step into their new home with a positive impression.

Replace old house numbers

When prepping your home for sale, it’s important to give your potential buyers the best first impression possible. This means taking care of the little details, like replacing those faded, old house numbers on the front of your home.

It may seem like a small thing, but it can make a big impact on potential buyers as they pull up to your house for the first time. Not only will it give your home a fresh look, but it also shows that you take pride in your property and have taken the time to make sure everything is in top condition.

So, before you start showing your home, take the time to swap out those old numbers for something new and eye-catching. Your buyers will thank you for it.

Update lighting fixtures

When it comes to preparing your home to sell, sometimes it’s the small details that can make the biggest impact. One often overlooked feature that can add significant value to your property is updated light fixtures.

Not only do they modernize the look and feel of your home, but they can also improve functionality and energy efficiency. Whether you stick with classic, elegant designs or opt for bold, contemporary fixtures, upgrading lighting throughout your home is an easy and effective way to increase appeal to potential buyers.

So, don’t underestimate the power of a well-lit space and invest in some sleek new fixtures before hitting the market.

Declutter the yard

Remove any unnecessary items or debris.

Add some outdoor furnishings

A bench or porch swing can make your home seem more inviting.

Maintain the driveway and walkways

Repair any cracks and keep them clean and clear.

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