5 Ways to Prepare Your Home For the Spring Market

Woman washing windowSpring is the season of rebirth and many homeowners feel the urge to become home sellers and start fresh in a new place. Before moving to a new home, however, you must prepare your current home for sale. Get yourself and your home ready for listing on the spring market by following a few key recommendations.

Repair and Refresh

Check around your home and property for those little projects you’ve been putting off. Repaint the trim, replace old or damaged fixtures, and recaulk or grout the bathrooms.

Clean and Pack

Start organizing your belongings for your move by getting rid of the clutter and packing things you aren’t currently using. Donate, sell, or throw away things you no longer need to prevent moving unwanted items to your new home.

Gain Curb Appeal

The outside is the first thing potential buyers see when they visit your home, so make this first impression count. Replace house numbers, paint your front door, and spruce up your landscaping.

Research Your Market

Before plunging into the home seller market, do some research to determine if now is the right time to sell or buy. A licensed real estate agents can help research your desired area and offer information for both buyers and sellers on the homes available for sale or rent in any given location,

Find an Experienced Realtor

Not all real estate agents are created equal, as some will dedicate more time to your home search and sale than others. Ask friends and family for recommendations, and interview several agents to find one who’ll offer the experience and knowledge necessary to sell your home quickly for top dollar.

For more information about ways to improve the value of your home in Southern California, please contact Judy Qualls of Aspero Realty in Irvine today!