If you're getting ready to sell your home, chances are you've looked through your house and said, "I have way too much stuff. It's time to get rid of some of these things."
Getting rid of extra "stuff" is sometimes called decluttering. When you're getting ready to sell your home, decluttering is important because it makes it appear more spacious with lots of storage space. A clean, neat and well-organized home makes potential buyers feel as if they can easily fit all their belongings into your house. We've put our heads together at SheriGoldman.com to create a list of 10 things to get rid of today to make selling your home easier.
There are two things every home seller wants: to sell their house for top dollar and to sell it quickly. Most homeowners are aware of is the importance of selling a house quickly. While it may not always be a necessity, issues can arise for properties that sit on the market too long. Whether or not you have to sell your home quickly, here are a four ways to make sure your house moves in a timely fashion.
Unless your home is an interior decorator's dream, you're going to need to put a little work in to get your home into selling mode. The majority of the time, you can accomplish a game-ready home by taking a few simple steps. The first thing that needs to go is clutter. Aesthetically, clutter distracts and turns people off. Another thing home buyers need to experience is what the home would be like if it were theirs. They can't do that if your home is highly personalized—meaning your collection of hen sculptures, family photos or anything else that isn't mostly neutral has to go. That's not to say you can't leave things with some pizazz, it just means try and keep what stays appealing to the masses.