When it is time to put your home on the market for sale, chances are great that it will need some work to get it show-ready to attract the right buyer. Homes get dings and scratches, collect dust and clutter, and may need some time for you to tackle its list of cleaning and preparation. To help you get your home ready for a sale, here are some professionals you might consider to help you.
Hire a Cleaning Service
Life is messy, and when you actually live in your home, it is going to get dirty and worn out. Fortunately, you can have help with cleaning your home's interior with a professional cleaning service. This service can be invaluable to you when you work a full-time job already and manage your family.
Hire a cleaning service to deep clean all the dust from hard-to-reach places, such as behind and under your fridge and stove. A professional cleaning service can clean your bathroom and tub grout lines to make them white again and free of stains. Talk to your cleaning service about hiring them on a regular basis for touch-up cleanings to keep your home ready for shoppers or just before private showing. They can keep the floors cleaned and the windows and fixtures clean and free of dust.
Recruit a Home Staging Company
The inside of your home is decorated with your own style and cluttered with personal items and photos, but it may not be the decor a buyer wants to see. Preparing your home to visually appeal to a majority of home-buyers can be a difficult task, but is something you can accomplish with a professional home stager.
Your staging agent will help you in eliminating personal effects, clutter, and furnishings that make your home look smaller than it actually is. You might consider renting a storage unit for a temporary location for your extra possessions and boxes.
A professional stager will use furnishings to showcase each space in your home. This will help your home look move-in ready for a buyer and a space they can easily visualize themselves living there.
Utilize a Realtor
Another professional you might need to use is a realtor, who can help you calculate an appropriate asking price and list your home for sale through the local realtor's database. Your real estate agent will also have professional contacts they will use to help sell your home in a timely manner.