3. Make sure everything is in working order. Start with your furnace, which will be an obvious turnoff to potential buyers if it doesn’t work. If you have a fireplace, light it during viewings to create a welcoming, homey atmosphere. Go through each room and check light switches, baseboards, bulbs and anything else that needs maintenance, says Realty Times. That goes for the exterior, too. A well-lit home in the dark of winter sells better, so if you’ve got only a porch light, add some landscape lighting.
Always listen to your realtor regarding price, says the National Association of Realtors. Chances are you’re selling this time of year for a reason, and your realtor uses factors such as your home’s condition, location and housing availability to determine its selling price. Just as you are looking to sell in winter, so are others, who may be looking to buy your house.
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