Home Selling Checklist
There are a lot of areas to consider when preparing to sell your home. Looks are important, but you need to factor in many other elements to be truly prepared. In this short guide, we will talk you through several steps you can take to make your home as appealing and prepared as possible for sale. With that said, here is your home selling checklist.
Hire A Trusted Real Estate Agent
First off, a title is not an actual physical piece of paper. Instead, it is an idea or a concept. When it comes to real estate, having the title for the property is a way of saying it belongs to you. Because of this, the title must also then be “cleared” if and when you decide to sell that property to someone else. That means you must prove the title of your home is cleared of any liens, bankruptcies, and judgements. In a nutshell, the potential buyer does not want to become the owner of a title that has all sorts of issues on it. The title represents the idea of ownership.
We recommend having an inspection done even before you put your home on the market. Catching any last minute issues can save you a great deal of time and money. If repairs are needed, it may be worth it to have them done ahead of time so your home is most appealing when it’s time to put it on the market.
Have your carpenters been thoroughly cleaned lately? If not, it’s a good idea to have them done. Make sure windows, bathrooms, and dining areas are in top shape. Moreover, cleaning needs to be a routine task during the selling process. Keep things at the best, 24/7.
Depersonalize Your Home
Every potential buyer should be able to picture themself in your home. The less personalized your home looks, the better. That way they can get an idea for what they would like to do to the space.
Finally, make sure your home looks exceptional even from a glance. You can boost your curb appeal by investing in landscaping work. Make sure the yard looks nice and neat, and consider adding flowers if possible. Essentially, anything that makes your home look more welcoming is worth looking into.
Smooth & Successful Closings
Selling your home is one of the biggest financial transactions of your life. Our in-house attorney, expert staff, and years of experience promise a smooth transaction with no surprises. Are you ready to schedule your closing? Contact us today!