A little paint here and there, shampoo on the carpets, some spackle and voilÃ ! Your house is ready to go on the market, right?
Even if you’ve kept your home in mint condition over the years, a little extra thought can mean thousands more in your sales price. It can also mean the difference between a week and a couple of months on the market.
Here are some projects to take care of before your home goes on the market.
By postponing roof, wood rot or other necessary repairs, a seller can lose twice – first in a lower sales price and later when a lender requires repairs for closing.