Before putting your West Knoxville home on the market, it can be overwhelming to decide what repairs and changes you should make. If you’re looking to sell your West Knoxville home fast, here are 5 essential steps to help your West Knoxville home sell fast.
Take Care Of Repairs (Big Or Small)
First, it is important to take care of any lingering repairs that could be found in a home inspection. Leaky faucets, running toilets, and even bigger problems are all things that could pop up on a home inspection. While little issues are unlikely to cause issues when selling your West Knoxville home, it is generally best to address all repair issues before putting your home on the market. Buyers can be turned off by little things that are left broken. It can make them wonder what other things you have failed to maintain.
Buyers can be easily distracted by clutter in your West Knoxville home. Before putting your home on the market, be sure you clear you home of unnecessary items. Less clutter will make your home seem more spacious, it will also allow buyers to see themselves in your home. Removing personal items and pictures can also be helpful, it can help buyers seem themselves in your home.
Make A Great First Impression
The first thing a buyer sees before walking into your West Knoxville home is how it looks from the outside, so be sure it has excellent curb appeal. Be sure your yard is well-maintained, mowed, and free of clutter. If your home is not inviting from the outside, some buyers may walk away before even going inside.
Buyers want to be able to picture themselves in your West Knoxville home, but sometimes that can be difficult if there are bright pink walls. If you do anything in your home before selling it, try to make things neutral. Consider painting your home in neutral colors, it can make your home even more appealing, by making it “move in ready.”
Get Rid Of Any Smells
Musty basements or pet smells can deter a buyer’s interest. Unfortunately, many sellers can be immune to any bad smells in their home. Be sure to get a second opinion from a friend or family member before selling your home. Many smells are easily eliminated with a little cleaning and simple ingredients.
Are you thinking about selling a West Knoxville this year? Please let us know if there is anyway that Knoxville Home Team can assist you. Rick can be reached at 865-696-9002 or via email at [email protected]. Kati can be reached at [email protected].