The spring market looked different this year but the summer market is heating up! Many buyers and sellers chose to wait out the spring market until the summer, due to the public health crisis surrounding COVID-19. This means that the summer market is predicted to be teeming with buyers and sellers who are ready to STRIKE! Summer is historically a great time to buy – many new soon-to-be homeowners and those looking for a new start are often searching come summertime. There are a lot of things to love about this trend, including the fact that if you’re looking to sell, it’s a perfect time. The weather is a great feature to mix with a good-looking home, and if you have these few things prepped for a summer sale, your home will fly off the market.
A lot of what people love about summer has to do with the outdoors and exterior features of a home. When moving in the summer months, a lot of new homeowners envision a place they can spend some time outdoors. Make their dream a reality with these tips for summer selling prep!
Clean Up the Outside of Your Home
Nothing turns off a buyer in the summer like a messy yard or exterior to the home. That starts with the outside of the home itself. Pressure washing the sides of your home can really help it shine, especially if neighbors haven’t done any washing lately. Likewise, gutters should be clean and fully functioning to hit that pristine look buyers are looking for. Of course, the exterior of your house goes well beyond the home itself.
Landscape Like a Winner
There are a number of reasons people love landscaping when it is done right. It shows care for the home and likely means that the owners are taking good care of everything on their property. That’s a great first impression to make on potential buyers as they look for a new home this summer. If your landscaping is in really sorry shape, you can always hire a crew. That being said, a weekend or two of hard work and the right tools can get your home looking like it’s ready for any buyer to sign the day they see it!
Depersonalize Your Home
Instead of keeping up everything that makes your house a home to you, depersonalize your decor to show new viewers that they could really see themselves making this new place a home.
There are some easy ways to get your home sale-ready in the summer. Use these to make the process smooth and swift so that you can get into your new dream home as soon as possible!