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Selling a home during the busy season

On Behalf of | May 29, 2019 | Residential Real Estate

For real estate professionals in Delaware and throughout the country, the summer months are a busy time of year. This is because most buyers and sellers want to have a transaction concluded before the start of the new school year. However, there are a few tips that sellers should know about prior to listing their homes. First, it is important to make sure that the home is clean.

It can be a good idea to spend time cleaning out attics, basements or any other room in the home that has a lot of stuff in it. It can also be worthwhile to remove any items from a living room or other space that may be seen as nothing more than junk. The next step is to look for any issues that could scare a buyer off and to take care of them prior to listing the home.

This could mean taking care of the gutters, fixing the roof or fixing issues with a floor. In most cases, focusing on small issues such as painting the living room can make it easier to sell a home. Those who want to spend money on upgrades should spend their money in the kitchen or the bathroom. Buyers will appreciate that they won’t have to do any major work in the two most used rooms in the home.

Buying or selling a residential property can be a stressful endeavor for most people. Therefore, it may be a good idea to seek the help of professionals who may provide insight into how to complete it in a timely manner. A real estate agent, an attorney and a loan officer may be able to help a person make decisions about which home to choose or which loan type is best for a given purchase.