Home Improvement Tips and Projects To Sell Your Home Faster

An article by Andrea Needham

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So you're ready to sell your home and move on to the next chapter in your life. Or more accurately, you're almost ready. You just need to spruce up your home a little bit so that you can impress buyers and close the deal. Check out these eleven home improvements ideas from ApplianceAid.com that are sure to catch the eyes of potential buyers and help you sell quickly:

Quick Repairs

Let's start with some quick, necessary repairs that you can make to your home ready:

  1. Fix any broken steps or loose boards on the exterior and interior of your home.
  2. Make sure any leaks or other plumbing issues are resolved.
  3. If there are any holes or dings in the drywall, patch and paint over them.

Exterior Improvements

Next, let's cover a few exterior projects that will win over potential buyers:

  1. Throw a fresh coat of paint on your front door; a lot of sellers have found that a bright colour (e.g., red, blue, yellow, etc.) does wonders for curb appeal.
  2. Give your mailbox a makeover, and install new house numbers.

Interior Improvements

Now, here are some simple ways to improve your interior appeal:

  1. Make sure your appliances are all in working order. If some are in need of repair, contact a reputable repair service like ApplianceAid.com
  2. Cover up any bad or worn-out paint jobs with a fresh coat of neutral-tone paint.
  3. Spruce up your kitchen with an attractive new range hood!
  4. Change out the hardware (e.g., handles, knobs, hinges, etc.) on your kitchen and bathroom cabinets.
  5. Add a few native house plants to boost aesthetics and purify the air!

Give Everything a Deep Clean

Finally, here are some ways to give your home a quick deep cleaning before showing:

  1. Be sure to wear a mask any time you clean so that you don't inhale chemicals or allergens that become airborne as you clean.
  2. Start with the high places first, like ceilings, moulding, high shelves, and ceiling fans.
  3. You can make your carpets look like new again with a simple homemade mixture that is safe for kids, pets, and those with allergies.
  4. If your hardwood floors have seen better days, breathe new life into them through refinishing.

Make Your Home Market-Ready

No buyer expects a property to be flawless, but you do need to make sure your home is move-in ready before putting it on the market. The ideas above are a great place to start when it comes to wooing potential buyers and selling your home fast. Before you know it, you'll be signing the contract and carrying on your merry way!

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