An Essential Home Selling Checklist

Are you getting ready to sell your property? If so, it’s time for you to get down to work because many tasks need to be completed before you could list your property. Selling a house involves much more than uploading a few pictures of the house and putting a “for sale” sign on the front lawn. Look through this home selling checklist to know what to do before going ahead to sell your house.

Find a Good Real Estate Agent

Do you believe you can sell your property on your own and save the money you would have paid a real estate agent? It may be tempting but avoid the temptation because a real estate agent may help sellers obtain 25% more money on average. That is why finding an excellent real estate agent is one of the most critical things to do before selling your home. 

Do some research to identify a real estate agent who knows your particular market well, and then interview them to make sure they are a good fit. Your real estate agent should be someone with whom you feel at ease and whom you trust to sell your home for top price. Don't be scared to interview many real estate agents before deciding on one.

Increase the Curb Appeal

Buyers tend to judge a house by its appearance. You want to make sure that potential buyers have a positive first impression of your property and that it encourages them to come to the open house so they can see more. The outside of your property may entice prospective buyers to come inside by putting some time in relatively simple renovations, such as repainting your front door and planting vibrant flowers. If you're unsure how to improve your home's curb appeal, consult with your real estate agent about how others in your neighborhood have altered the outside before selling their homes.


Clean tables, windowsills, countertops, and any other visible places first, then go on to cupboards, drawers, and closets behind closed doors. If the property is crammed with things, buyers may be concerned that there won't be enough room for their own items. They will not agree to pay a mortgage if they believe they would also have to rent a storage unit. Take your extra belongings and donate them or box them up to be kept somewhere. Clearing clutter can not only make your home more desirable to buyers, but it will also benefit you once you've accepted an offer and it's time to move into a new home. Moving out will be easier if some of your belongings are already packed.

Choose Realty Kings Properties

Are you looking for an excellent real estate agent? Realty Kings Properties provides the highest level of integrity, results, expertise, and efficiency. Our team has years of experience, which provides us with detailed knowledge of the local market as well as a complete understanding of buyer and seller attitudes. You can depend on us to represent you in selling a property.

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