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When you are selling your home, there is always plenty to think about and consider. It can be an overwhelming experience, and it can be easy to forget certain things. Whether you are considering selling now or in the future, here are four things you should think about when selling your home.

Increase Value

Everyone wants to try and boost the value of their home, and there are many ways to do this. Making sure your home is in great condition for potential buyers by using damage restoration services can help to increase the value and quality of your home for yourself and those who may live in it in the future. It is vital to make sure any damage in your home is properly repaired to ensure that it is safe and hospitable. Other ways to increase the value of your home include paying attention to how the house looks from the outside. This is known as curb appeal and is often forgotten about by many buyers. The exterior of your home is the first thing that people will see, so making sure that it is neat and clean, with appropriate waste storage, is a very good idea. Even just a new coat of paint on the front door can make a big first impression. 

Yard

Sprucing up your yard and outdoor areas can make your home very attractive to potential buyers, so make sure you don’t forget about these spaces. Adding water features, such as a pond or fountain, can increase the value of your home and create an outdoor area that is tranquil and enjoyable to spend time in. It is also important to make sure your yard is well tended to and safe, so you may need to spend some time or money on new fencing or enclosures, plants, your lawn, or updating your yard furniture. This applies to your front yard or porch area too.

Colors

Consider the colors that feature in your home and whether any rooms or areas need updating or redecorating. There is a reason why many people choose to repaint their walls white when they are selling their home. Lighter colors make the rooms look larger and airier and provide a plain background for potential buyers. If you have any walls or surfaces in your home that are scuffed, dirty, or damaged, consider redecorating and fixing these, especially before any photos are taken of your home. 

Windows

Installing double glazed windows can have a huge impact on your home. The added insulation helps to keep warm air inside during the winter, which reduces the environmental impact of your home on the planet, as well as reducing energy bills. This is hugely attractive to many buyers. Good quality windows can also help reduce the risk of mold, which can be very dangerous. It is important to make sure you take good care of your windows, repairing any damage and also keeping them clean and sparkling. 

By Erica Buteau

Change Agent. Daydream Believer. Maker. Creative. Likes love, peace and Jeeping. Dislikes winter, paper cuts and war. She/Her/Hers.

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