Utilizing Storage To Sell Your Home Quickly
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How often do you find yourself trying to find a place to store items in your home? The average American home has a lot of belongings to tidy away when you’re looking to quickly sell your home. Not only is it important to keep your property looking spick and span for any potential viewings, but it’s also important to organize items stored in the garage, attic, and shed to optimize your chances of selling.
So many homes are packed full of year’s worth of knick-knacks, Christmas decorations, paperwork, and goods that are no longer used or needed. When you’re looking to sell your home quickly, there may not be time to go through all your belongings and decide which need to be kept, such as important documents and keepsakes, and which can either be thrown out, sold at a yard sale, or donated to charity.
However, uncluttering is important when selling your home as potential buyers want to see how much space your property offers and to be able to visualize making your home theirs, so be sure to unclutter the entire house and put items which need to be filtered through at a later date into storage.
Show off existing storage
A potential buyer wants to see that any potential home has great storage space so that they can visualize where they will store the kids’ toys, bicycles, etc. During a viewing they won’t be afraid to open storage units, cupboards and sheds to see how they’re currently being used. You should make sure that broken shelves are fixed, doors open and shuts properly and that your belongings are neat and tidy.
Pack away personal items
On average, it takes 65 days from the date an American home is listed for sale until the transfer completes. When entering your property for a viewing, a potential buyer doesn’t want to be greeted by an array of family photos on the walls and on the mantelpiece. They want to imagine their own family occupying the space, surrounded by their own belongings. Therefore, pack and store anything away that screams ‘it’s someone else’s home’ and allow people to mentally move into your home.
Of course, good storage isn’t the only factor which plays a role in selling a home quickly. Other tips for a quick house sale include getting the price right, completing repair work and making a good first impression, so be sure to consider everything when putting your house on the market.
A quick house sale is vital for many homeowners, so if you’re a homeowner looking to move quickly, be sure to utilize storage facilities and clean out storage areas within the home for a swift sale.
Contributed Post by Jane Sandwood