Get Your Home Ready To Sell

Real Estate

When we list a home for sale in El Paso TX, we have to make sure that the curb appeal is excellent and the home interior is even better.

Having a messy or dirty exterior of a house that is for sale, may be a turn off for buyers and they may ask their real estate agent to skip the property and go on to the next one.

Sometimes the location is right, the floor plan is perfect and the space is just what the buyers are looking for, but if the interior of the home is not taken care of, the rooms are clutter and bathrooms are dirty, the buyers may not get the feeling of  the perfect spacious floor plan of the house, and they may ask their Realtor to submit a low offer instead of a full price offer, and on on the worst case scenario, they may just keep looking at other options.

To avoid buyers skipping your house for sale or getting low offers, here are some tips to have a successful sale.

Get Your Home Ready To Sell

l Edge, mow and fertilize the lawn. Reseed sparse areas.

l Trim hedges, weed lawns and flowerbeds, and prune trees. Cut back overgrown shrubbery.

l Reseal cracks in foundation, steps, walkways, walls and patios. Power-wash the exterior.

l Clean and align gutters and downspouts; clean the chimney.

l Remove oil stains from driveway and garage. Keep walks and driveway swept.

l Wash the windows inside and out.

l Hire a cleaning service to thoroughly clean the interior and exterior if needed.

l Paint the walls and ceilings with neutral colors.

l Repair cracks, holes and damage to plaster, wallboard, wallpaper, paint, and tiles.

l Replace damaged windowpanes, moldings and woodwork.

l Repair drippy faucets and showerheads. Unclog slow drains.

l Shampoo carpets, scrub and wax linoleum or wood floors.

l Clean out the fireplace and lay some logs in it.

l Mend torn screens. Clean out all window tracks.

l Replace burned-out light bulbs. Use brighter light bulbs.

l Renail creaking boards or stairs; lubricate squeaking doors.

l Clean all appliances (especially refrigerator and oven).

l Don't use oven or dishwasher as storage.

l Replace old toilet seats and shower curtains.

l Clear all cobwebs from corners and doorways.

l Provide easy access to all appliances and units (Don't block doors to units).

l Aromatize the home (Go easy on it, too much may give headaches to buyers).

l Wash all light switches, handrails and doorknobs.


Hopefully these tips help you selling your home faster and for the most amount of money!

If you are ready to sell, give us a call/text 915-253-5245 or send us an email

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