Quick and Inexpensive Home Fix-ups that Can Help Your Home Sell for More

If you are considering selling your home but know it needs some fixing up and do not have the money for expensive repairs and fix-ups there is still hope for selling your home.  Doing some quick fix-ups to the appearance of your home can help you get more for the value of your home and won’t cost you much either.

Here are 15 quick fix-ups that can get your more money for your home:

  • Remove excess furniture
  • Remove excess clutter
  • Clean out your closets and organize anything that needs to stay in there in an orderly fashion
  • Patch up any nail holes in the wall that do not have pictures hanging on them
  • Keep your lawn mowed
  • Wash exterior and interior or windows thouroughly
  • Paint or replace your front door if needed
  • Power spray the outside of the house to get rid of excessive dirt and cobwebs
  • Replace the welcome mat at the front steps if the one your currently  have looks used
  • Paint or replace your mailbox if necessary
  • Wash or replace the front porch light fixture
  • Make sure your house has the house number well displayed and that the display is clean
  • Thouroughly clean the house before you put it on the market – sweep, mop, scrub, shampoo your carpet or wax your floors
  • Re-do anything that is worn down in your kitchen and bathroom
  • Re-paint the interior of your house if you are in need of a paint job

Having any edge over everyone else in this economy will  help your house sell for more and will make your house look more appealing and like it is worth more.  Once you have a buyer for  your house you will need to find a real estate lawyer in your area.  If you are looking for a real estate lawyer in Staten Island or if you are selling your Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens or Bronx New York or New Jersey home you can contact us at 800.976.4904 to find out how we represent clients selling their home like you everyday and how we can be of assistance to you.

Steven T. Decker is an experienced real estate lawyer, author and speaker. With over 20 years of experience, Steven represents individuals and investors in the purchase of residential and commercial real property. Steven is the author of "The Five Myths that can Ruin the Purchase of Your Home" and he is the publisher of the "New York Real Estate Law Blog". If you are buying or selling a home or commercial property in Staten Island, New York City or New Jersey contact Steven T. Decker, Esq. to discuss the services that he offers and how his legal representation will assist you.

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