How To Keep Your Knoxville Home Clean While Selling

broomSelling your Knoxville home, can be a trying process. Home showings can be scheduled at the last minute, which means your Knoxville home has to be “buyer ready” at all times. A clean, organized home can help increase the selling power of your Knoxville home, however, trying to keep a home in that condition at all times can be difficult. Here are a few tips to help keep your home clean during the selling process.

Cut The Clutter.

If you’re planning on selling your home, you planning on moving soon anyhow, so cutting the clutter a will only make the process easier. Don’t take the whole house on at once — start room by room and do a little each day. Keep only essential items out, get rid of items you no longer use, and pack away items that you’ll need once your move. This will help organize your home. Homes with less clutter are more appealing to buyers and it will be much easier to keep clean.

Having Trouble Organizing Your Home? Consider Getting Help.

Home stagers specialize in organizing and making homes appealing to buyers. While it is an upfront investment, if you are someone who is struggling to organize your home or want the additional help, home staging can be a worthy investment. According to the National Association of Realtors, having your home staged can increase you asking price by 1% to 3%, which would increase your return anywhere from 8% to 10%. A home stager will give you a good start on organizing your home and make it easier for you to maintain with less clutter.

Make Cleaning A Habit.

Take your shoes off when you enter your home. Hang up towels after showing. Throw dirty clothes in the hamper. Small habitual changes can make all the difference. While it might be a difficult change in the beginning, once you start doing it, it will become much easier.

Make a Schedule.

If you find it hard to find the time to do you cleaning all once, consider taking on one small task a day by creating a cleaning schedule. It will making cleaning the house less daunting and keep your West Knoxville or Farragut in prime condition while you are selling your home.

Are you thinking about putting your Knoxville home on the market? If so, please let us know if there is anyway the Knoxville Home Team can assist you, we would love to assist you in selling your Knoxville home as quickly and painlessly as possible. You can contact Rick at 865-696-9002 or by email at [email protected]. Kati can be reached at 865-696-1888 or by email at [email protected].