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Blog  ·  March 9 2019

Seller Tips: Prepping Your Home

Abode Selling Tips

Have you been thinking about selling your home in 2019? If you are, there are a few key tips that can help maximize your potential sales price.

If you’ve been watching the market closely, you’re probably aware that homes have been getting scooped up fast in Pierce County this Spring. Many buyers in our market are relocating from the Seattle area and beyond! Because of this, you want to ensure that your home looks top notch online AND in person so you can catch the eye of a prospective buyer.

We asked our Realtors what their top advice is for getting your get your home ready to sell:

Jessica Knicely - “ Photos, videos a listing agreement signed with your agent and have everything in your home totally ready to go.”

Kylee Hill - “ 75% of the things in your home should be packed and in storage.”

Kelee Kjack - “Getting rid of things that you may not use anymore. It seems like a very simple tip, but it’s never too early to start doing that.”

Reid Grimm - “Too areas with great return on investment is new carpet and new paint because it helps to frame a room.”

Nick Casanova - Not only do we have the knowledge of, hey focus on this and not that, so ‘we’ also bring to the table is our network of contractors, handymans and all that.”

Jordan Cain - “Staging is very important for those first impressions for buyers are really, really important so when they walk into your house they aren’t really having to paint the picture themselves and we work with professional stagers who can come and meet with you and give you a consultation and maybe work around with what you have already.”

Shelley Heck - “Photography is definitely one of the things that I cannot stress enough importance on. I think in today’s market the pictures online, that is what most people are going to see first.”

Melo Hogan - “They have that eye, you know, compared to with just my iPhone. They know how to bring out the emotion of the home.”

If you’re thinking about selling and wonder what can be done to maximize the value of your home, reach out to any of our Realtors for help!