Warning: selling your house usually means someone different will be buying. Make sure it can be their house.
“Many sellers love their homes. They’ve made some of their most important memories there, and their home is literally where their heart is. When these homeowners took on improvements, from painting rooms to kitchen and bath renovations, they likely did it with the idea of adding “personality.” And then, when it’s time to sell, those same homeowners sit across the dining room table from their real estate agent and wonder why, after three months, their home hasn’t sold.
What went wrong? Usually, it’s because the home has too much personality. The problem with personality is that buyers see you, and not themselves, in the home you’re hoping to sell. If you’re serious about selling your home and you want to achieve the highest value, you need to make the home as neutral as possible. Here’s how.”
It’s very easy to get so caught up in your decorations and renovations that when it comes time to sell, your house will be completely, 100% you. No one else, just you. There are a few easy tips you can follow to make your house neutral to all potential buyers, before scheduling your first showing. Here’s Brendon Disimone with the answers: