Getting Ready to Sell Your Home-Things to do
By Donna Gurfolino
(Long & Foster Real Estate)
Selling Your Home: Where to Begin? First Impressions Remember what first attracted you to your house when you bought it? What excited you about it most? When deciding how best to present your home for sale, it is helpful to try to get back into that buyer's frame of mind. A spruced-up house makes a great first impression on potential buyers. An attractive property grabs their attention and makes them excited about finding a house that looks and feels well cared for. Because buyers believe they'll encounter fewer problems if they buy it, your house becomes more appealing and stands out from the competition. So if you prepare your home correctly, you'll save time selling it when it's on the market. A good first impression makes an impact on a number of levels. It's not just the way your...