If you’re thinking about selling your home in Lake City, there are a few things you can do to get ready for the big transaction – and the key is doing them long before you call a Realtor® out for a listing appointment.
How to Get Your House Ready to Sell
Walk through your house and figure out how old everything is. You know when your home was built, but when was the last time you had a new roof put on? How old are the appliances, the HVAC system and your hot water heater? If things around the house are nearing their “expiration dates,” it might be worth investing in repairs or replacement. Just know that you won’t likely recoup that cost financially – a lot of things like new roofs don’t count as upgrades; they’re just maintenance that buyers expect to be done.
Check for things a home inspector will look for, like windows and doors that stick, cracks in the walls, ceilings or floors, and water stains. If you notice wood rot, water issues (like leaks or water stains), or anything else that could impact the way a buyer feels about your home, fix it now. Don’t forget to do the same thing outside, too! You may even want to hire a home inspector who can let you know if there are any issues you’ve missed.
Are You Selling or Buying a Home for Sale in Lake City?
If you’re selling a home in Lake City, we’re the local experts. We know how to market your home aggressively and bring in qualified buyers, and we’d love to help you sell quickly and at the right price.
If you’re moving to Lake City, we can help you find the perfect place to live. Call us at 386-243-0124 to tell us what you want from your home and we will begin searching right away.
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