Guest Post by Clean Conscience
Selling Your Home Soon? Tidy Up!
Have you been planning to sell your home? You’ve probably already contacted a real estate agent to take care of business for you and determine your property’s pre-listing value, right? Whether or not you have, you may want to give your home a quick walkthrough to gauge its rating on the overall cleanliness scale.
In case you’re asking, here’s why: Real estate professionals say that cleanliness is one of the biggest factors that help in determining your home’s pre-listing value AND one of the most inexpensive ways to increase it in a short span of time. Sound impossible? Barely. Even if potential buyers put a premium on other variables such as the size of the home, location, and type of neighborhood, they will ALSO be looking for a place that’s been well-maintained.
Want to go and check how clean the important nooks and crannies of your house are? Here is a helpful infographic from Clean Conscience which pinpoints seven key areas in your home and what to take in consideration when getting them all tidied up. Take a look:
Three out of the seven areas discussed in the infographic above are considered priority areas, and these are the entryway/living room, kitchen, and bathroom. Here are some additional tips on keeping these spots as tidy as possible for when your next buyer arrives to visit.
Rene Guin-Salazar is a Realtor in NWA, that's Northwest Arkansas to all who don't know it as such.