There are plenty of times in life when you might have to sell your house quickly. Whether you have a new job, are buying a new house, or need money for a major life change, selling your house can quickly can be essential. However, Washington DC is full of homes and people wonder what they can do to sell their homes quickly.
Let's take a look at some of the top tips to sell your house fast.
Move Your Items Out
People who are looking to move into your house want to be able to picture themselves living there. With this in mind all of your items that you have in the house can inhibit the imagination. Pack up everything you can and move it out of the house before you start showing it to make it easier for those that are looking at your house.
The easiest way to do this is to either rent a storage unit or a portable storage option but those can be expensive and rent quickly in Washington DC. If you have to leave your items in your home, make sure they don't clutter the home and also are not all packed into closets. People want to be able to experience the closet.
Moving all of your items out will also help with the next tip.
Many people think that every time that they clean, they do a thorough job but there is so much more that most people don't clean every time they pick up their supplies. Do all of your regular cleaning then go above and beyond.
Clean the baseboards, get under the stove and fridge, clean the inside of light fixtures.
The cleaner your house is when someone views it the more taken care of it appears.
People want a home that will last them and doing everything you can to make it look cared for is good. Plus a cleaner home will help with move out and move in of all parties involved.
Make It Brighter
People love a home with light, especially natural light. Do everything you can to make your home brighter. Whether it is adding new light fixtures, putting lamps in your home for the duration of the showing, or adding new windows, light makes a big difference.
Make any repairs that are needed and if you have the time, make all repairs. Any broken parts of your home will detract from the full value. Sometimes far more than the repair is worth. The more repairs that you can get done quickly, the quicker your home will sell.
Small Upgrades Can Make A Big Difference
If you have the time for it, small upgrades throughout your home can make a huge difference. A full remodel is obviously out of the question, but replacing appliances or getting a new matching kitchen set can make a big difference. Replacing all of the blinds with quality curtains can do good.
Get Professional Quality Photographs
DSLR cameras take remarkable photographs that allow potential buyers to see the true quality of your home. It also allows for better zoom. If you don't have a DSLR camera or don't know how to use one, turn to Craigslist or Thumbtack to find a Washington DC photographer who can come over and take pictures of your home. These pictures will help to get the house to sell quicker.
Make sure to take the photos after you clean.
Get An Offer From A Cash For Houses Company
Washington DC has cash for houses companies that are quite reliable. Look up one of these companies and ask them for an offer. Often times, these companies will provide a preliminary offer over the computer that is based off property records, Google Maps photos, and the information that you provide. Then within a day or two they are able to visit the property to give a more accurate quote.
A sale through a cash for houses company can be done in less than two weeks. This is quicker than most Washington DC realtors are able to offer.
Selling your home fast can be a daunting task but with these tips you will be able to get it done as quickly as possible. Remember, the nicer you can make your home feel when you are trying to sell it, the quicker it will sell.