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The Best 2 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster

Buying a home is one of the largest investments most people will make in their lifetime. The recent instability in the housing market has undoubtedly caused headaches for many homebuyers and sellers.

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Guidelines when Selling your house

Television pundits allude to an upswing in the housing market, but it is not “up-swinging” everywhere. When trying to sell your home, regardless of the market, there are some guidelines that every real estate agent will tell you:

1. Clean

What would you think if you went looking at a home you wanted to buy only to find dirty dishes in the sink, unmade beds and (by far the worst) a dirty bathroom? When preparing your home for sale you must stop and really look around each room. Make sure corners are free of cobwebs, ceiling fan blades have been wiped down, wall trim (especially chair rails) are free from dust. It is easy to overlook a lot when you live in your home. It is imperative to tidy up when trying to sell a home.

2. De-clutter

Everyone loves their unique possessions. But nothing screams “tiny house, tiny rooms” like a doll collection spilling into every room or too much furniture. One thing most real estate agents will tell you is that you need to de-personalize your house. It is important for potential buyers to picture themselves and their furniture in your house. Pack up all the collections, kid art projects and family photos and replace them with neutral art. Remove extraneous pieces of furniture so that the rooms appear larger and potential buyers have more room to walk around. There are helpful tips for preparing your house for sale by clicking the link.

There’s no need to worry where to put these belongings while you’re showing your house. Access Self Storage offers a wide variety of unit sizes to suit your needs. And our rental terms are month-to-month so you do not need to rent it longer than necessary. Helpful packing tips can be found here.

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