For those getting ready to sell, it may comfort you to know that there are some factors that are under your control that can have a great influence on how quickly — and how successfully — you sell your home. You can make major changes in a short amount of time when it comes to your home’s design, condition, and staging.

There are many things that you need to do in order to sell your house fast. If you are thinking about selling your home, you can learn about a few of those things in this article.

One of the first things that you will want to do is to have your house cleaned before you put it on the market. You don’t want potential buyers to walk into the house and see it dirty. They may decide to make other arrangements and move on to another home. Even if you pay someone to clean it up, you still have to do it yourself. You may want to hire a realtor to show your house to potential buyers, but you will want to clean it first.

If you don’t, you may end up having to spend a lot of time cleaning your house yourself. You may even need to hire a cleaning service to clean it up. You should also consider doing your own landscaping if you have a lot of outdoor items around your house. You will want to put them away, if you don’t want them to be damaged.

You may also want to give your yard a fresh coat of paint if you are planning to sell it. You can paint the walls too, if you want.

As a realtor I have created a checklist to get your home Ready to sell and encourage everyone to use it!
1. Make it inviting: Open blinds or curtains to let the light in, replace any burnt out lightbulbs, add plugins to a few rooms
2. Declutter home: Pack up all non-essential belongings
3. Freshen up: clean up any scuffs, clean carpets, and fix anything that’s broken
4. Show it’s cared for: Clean all vents, baseboards, vacuum, mop, and sweep
5. Organize all rooms: Organize countertops, closets, cabinets, and take down all personal photos/items
6. Boost Curb Appeal: Powerwash outdoor surfaces, tidy up the landscaping, and get rid of any yard debris