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5 Handyman Hacks before Selling a Home, You'll Wish You Knew them Sooner

5 Painless Handyman Hacks You'll Wish You Knew Sooner.



The condition of a home can have a big impact on its sale price and speed.


Here are 5 super easy handyman shortcuts you can start using today, that will  make your listings look amazing:



1. ☆ Baseboards ☆


It's such a small detail, but it has a big impact on the sense of cleanliness when you walk in. Touch up stain or paint if needed.


To clean, just take a wet soapy rag and press firmly into baseboard. As you walk along, use your other hand to follow with a dry rag.


Done in 20 - 40minutes.




2. ☆ Declutter ☆


 A cluttered home can make it look smaller and less appealing to buyers.


Piles in closets look better in neatly stacked boxes.


Sidetable items go into a decorative baskets.


Countertop appliances get put into cupboards.




3. ☆ Let there be light ☆


Replace dated glass globes and light covers instead of replacing the whole fixture.


Or, simply swap out light bulbs for full spectrum daylight bulbs 💡.


Remove old curtains and open up all the blinds.



4. ☆ Bad Smells Don't Sell ☆


 Open every window, cupboard, drawer, closet and door. Turn on the fans.


Spraying the inside of the drawers and cupboards usually knocks out any funky house smell.



5. ☆Add some curb appeal.☆


 The first impression is important.


To make sure your listings have good curb appeal, try to follow these two principles:


 A) Every plant to itself.

 Make sure each plant is clearly defined and has some space around it


B) Line it up.

Tops of hedges and shrubs = equal in height to top or bottom of windows.


Lower tree branches = equal to roof line or window line.


Clean lines between lawn, patios and curb and garden beds make a home look sharp. 👌



Following these handyman tips can help you make your listings look their best and sell them faster.



********Author: Rochelle Love Elder, Owner of Home Settings LLC


P.S.If you're a real estate agent, I encourage you to share these tips with your clients. They can help make the home selling process a little bit easier.


Happy Selling!

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