Barb McMurry, Iowa Realty

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18 Suggestions for Selling Your Home

A home that stands out among similarly priced, competitively financed houses is the one that sells. With a little effort, your home can be sold more quickly and possibly at a better price. When applicable, the following suggestions for preparing your home to sell are worth the special attention.

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1. First impressions are lasting. 
View your house through the critical eyes of a home buyer. Make sure your home has "curb appeal." The front door greets prospects. Make sure it is clean and freshly painted. Depending on the season, keep your lawn trimmed and edged, and remove snow and ice from the walks and steps. Keep garage doors closed and trash containers out of sight.

2. Paint and touch up for a quick sale.
Faded walls and scratched woodwork reduce buyer appeal. Your house will show the best with a fresh coat of paint. Remember, it is difficult to anticipate the tastes of strangers. Use neutral colors and show buyers a sparkling clean home.

3. Let the sunshine in. 
Windows should be clean. Open curtains and draperies and show the buyer how bright and cheerful your home is. For an evening inspection, turn on all your lights. Proper illumination of the house is a welcome sign to a potential buyer....


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Barb McMurry has been helping people in real estate since 1986. Now serving Warren County, Indianola and the Des Moines area. Call today! (515) 453-5401
1501 N. Jefferson Way
Indianola Iowa 50125