Dress Your Home to Sell-Outside Home Seller Tips

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Home Seller Real Estate Tip

Are you thinking of selling your Sacramento home or condo?

In today’s real estate market, its a MUST to prepare your home for sale and Dress it for Success in selling.

Spring is here, the daffodils are in bloom and Sacramento home buyers are out looking for the best house for sale.

Doesn’t matter if your home is for sale in:

Sacramento, Elk Grove, Fair Oaks, Carmichael, Folsom, Wilton, Rancho Cordova, Rancho Murieta, Orangevale, Natomas, Greenhaven, Roseville, Rocklin, Lincoln, Granite Bay, Auburn, El Dorado Hills in CA or anywhere else for that matter.

So lets get started.

Spring selling tips on Dressing your Home for Success

The outside of your home needs to scream out, look at me! This means, as a Sacramento homeowner and future home seller you need to look at the outside of your house with a critical eye. The Sacramento home buyers do.

Drive up to your house like a home buyer, look at your house from the sides and the front. Need to get that grass greener? Does the roof need repairing? How’s the paint on the exterior of your home? Do you see paint flaking? The home buyer will.

Power washing is a must just like cleaning carpets is a must when you are dressing your house for success to sell.

  • Repair the Roof (if you have a tile roof, hire a professional)
  • Scrape the wood and Paint the Exterior of your Home
  • Power Wash your Home, the Sidewalk, Driveway, Patio
  • Clean the Gutters (the home inspector for the home buyer will be checking)
  • Trim trees and bushes, remove any greenery from up against the house, spruce things up
  • Plant flowers with color to attract the home buyer
  • Clean the porch
  • Clean/Paint front door
  • Replace if needed the Front Door hardware (home buyers don’t like old and tarnished hardware)

Remember, that what looks old, messy and screaming of repair tells the Sacramento home buyer that you have not maintained your house. Why would the home buyer want to see the inside if the outside looks in disrepair? You only get one chance with a home buyer when they drive by your house for sale.

Sacramento home buyers are looking for well maintained homes and condos. They are not looking to spend money on repairs.

The outside of your house tells the story of what the home looks like inside.

In order to sell, your house it must shine, be priced correctly for the neighborhood and dressed for success from the outside to the inside.

Come back to Sacramento Real Estate Voice for more home seller tips. Lets get your home ready for sale.

TIP: Call a Heating and Air company to service your heater and air conditioner. Keep the receipt for the home buyer.

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And of course if you are interested in buying a home or condo or selling your home or condo, feel free to contact me and lets talk or check out all the homes for sale in Sacramento and the surrounding areas.

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