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  • Writer's pictureEvan Buckallew

The Art of Home Selling: A Guide to Your Top 5 Pre-Sale To-Dos

The Spokane housing market is heating up for an early summer and I think its going to be a hot one. If you've decided it's time to part ways with your beloved abode, fear not – we've got your back. Selling a home is a dance, and just like any grand performance, it requires careful preparation and a touch of finesse. Here are the top 5 things you absolutely must do before putting that 'For Sale' sign on your front lawn.

1. Declutter Like a Zen Minimalist Guru

Before you invite potential buyers over, tap into your inner minimalist guru and declutter like there's no tomorrow. Box up those extras, bid farewell to unnecessary items, and let your home breathe a sigh of simplicity. Trust us, buyers love a clean slate.

2. Polish, Primp, and Pretty It Up

Think of your home as a VIP getting ready for a red-carpet event. It's time to put on the glitz and glam! Attend to those minor repairs and touch-ups that have been on your to-do list since forever. A fresh coat of paint, a tight faucet, and sparkling clean windows can do wonders. You're not just selling a house; you're selling a dream – make it a dazzling one.

3. Shine a Spotlight on Curb Appeal

First impressions matter, and when it comes to real estate, the exterior is your home's debutante ball. Spruce up the front yard, plant some flowers, and make sure your entrance is as inviting as a cozy coffee shop on a rainy day. Potential buyers will be smitten before they even step through the front door.

4. Channel Your Inner Sherlock: Pre-Listing Inspection Time

Don your detective hat and get a pre-listing inspection. Knowing the nooks and crannies of your home like Sherlock Holmes on a case allows you to address potential issues before they become deal-breakers. It's better to fix that leaky faucet now than during negotiations.

5. Assemble Your A-Team of Real Estate Wizards

Behind every successful home sale is a team of real estate wizards making magic happen. Find a knowledgeable real estate agent who knows the local market like the back of their hand. They'll be your guide through the maze of contracts, negotiations, and closing processes. Trust me; you'll want these professionals in your corner.

Just so happens I know a thing or two about magic. Visit the sellers agent page for more details about how we will help achieve the best deal for your home sale.

Evan Buckallew

Real Estate Agent

Fathom Realty Wa, LLC

Serving Medical Lake, Cheney, Airway Heights, and Spokane Valley

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James C
James C

Great content!

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