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Preparing to Sell Your Home This Fall: What You Need to Know

The fall season is a great time to put your home on the market. The cooler weather and autumn colors can make it more appealing to potential buyers. However, before you start putting your home up for sale, there are some important things you need to consider. The Jana Caudill Team is here to discuss what you need to know when preparing to sell your home this fall. Furthermore, we’ll provide you with some top tips for maximizing the value of your property. Discover how our realtor can assist in ensuring that the selling process goes smoothly.

Determine Your Home’s Value

The first step in preparing to sell your home this fall is to assess its value. Our realtors are familiar with the local housing market and can compare your home to similar in your area, paying attention to the condition, location, and size of those homes. 

Make Necessary Repairs and Upgrades

Once you have an idea of your home’s market value, the next step is to make necessary repairs or upgrades. This includes fixing leaky faucets, patching holes in walls, repainting, and replacing broken appliances. If you have some money set aside, consider making some small upgrades, such as updating light fixtures or adding new curtains. Making improvements to your home will make it more appealing to potential buyers and potentially increase its value.

Declutter and Deep Clean

A clutter-free and clean house is a major selling point when preparing to sell your home this fall. Declutter each room by removing any unnecessary items that distract from your home’s features. Consider renting a storage unit to store these items until closing day. Additionally, deep clean your home by dusting, scrubbing the floors, polishing surfaces, and cleaning windows. Air fresheners and diffusers with light scents can also make your home more inviting during showings.

Get Professional Photos Taken

High-quality professional photos are necessary to attract potential buyers when selling your home this fall. Our team stages your home and has photos taken of each room, the front, and the backyard. These photos can be used in your online listing to showcase your home’s best features. The images taken should be clear and bright and make your home look as appealing as possible.

Work with a Real Estate Agent

Working with a real estate agent can help make selling your home this fall a less stressful experience. They will help you determine the right price for your home, stage your house for sale, list and market it. With their experience in the local real estate market, they can advise on any potential downsides in the winter season in the area you are located, which can save you a lot of time and effort. An agent will also facilitate showings, keep you updated on any offers, negotiate on your behalf, and help close the deal.

Call Our Talented Realtors for Assistance

Selling a home in the fall season requires careful planning and preparation. By making necessary repairs and upgrades, decluttering and deep cleaning, getting high-quality photos taken and working with a real estate agent, you will make your home more appealing to potential buyers. If you’re considering selling your home this fall, get in touch with a qualified real estate agent at The Jana Caudill Team today. They can offer you guidance and advice throughout the process to ensure a smooth, successful sale.

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