Preparing Your Home For Sale Archive

Now that you’ve decided to sell your house, it’s time for the real work to begin. Learn every step you’ll need to take — from the initial appraisal through closing — in order to get the best possible price for your home.

Remodeling a House: Where to Start to Sell Fast and for More

Remodeling a House: Where to Start to Sell Fast and for More

Remodeling a home can be a huge, lengthy headache or a means to a profitable and expedited home sale. Some renovations can add thousands of dollars to your asking price, but other will make the home u...

Does a Deck Add Value to Your Home When Selling?

Does a Deck Add Value to Your Home When Selling?

Whether you’re thinking of selling next year or you don’t intend to sell for another 10 years, you want to get the most resale value from your home. While some remodels, such as kitchens and bathr...

How to Add a Room to a House Cheap: 6 Money-Saving Tips

How to Add a Room to a House Cheap: 6 Money-Saving Tips

Whether it’s a new baby on the way or your in-laws are moving in (good luck with that) you’ve realized you need some more space at home. And while it’s well worth it for your sanity and can help...

How Much Value Does a Garage Add to a House?

How Much Value Does a Garage Add to a House?

A garage is an attractive addition to any home and having one can boost the market value of your residence significantly. Not only useful for safely storing your vehicles, garages are also hot commodi...

7 Home Remodeling Ideas that Will Pay Off When You Sell

7 Home Remodeling Ideas that Will Pay Off When You Sell

Do you have a dream renovation on your mind? Doing a remodel can take a lot of time and money, but it can make a huge difference in how much you enjoy your home. Another consideration is that some ...

Is a Backyard Remodel Worth the Cost? 5 Tips for Sellers

Is a Backyard Remodel Worth the Cost? 5 Tips for Sellers

Article after article and all the home renovation shows have drilled into your head that when selling your home, you need to focus on revamping the kitchen, bathroom, and master bedroom to get the hig...

6 Kitchen Upgrades Ideas to Sell Your Home Faster

6 Kitchen Upgrades Ideas to Sell Your Home Faster

Whether you’re listing your home next week or looking for ways to add more resale value down the road, updating your kitchen offers one of the best returns on investment. As the heart of the home, a...

Does Removing Popcorn Ceiling Increase a Home's Value?

Does Removing Popcorn Ceiling Increase a Home’s Value?

What was once a trendy addition to ceilings, popcorn ceilings are now not desirable to the modern buyer. Originally made popular as a method of supposedly dampening sound, popcorn ceilings are also a ...

7 Inexpensive Home Upgrades You Can Do in a Weekend

Getting ready to sell your home is just as important as when you actually sell it. It can take some time, but the cleaning, decluttering, and staging you do will pay off big in the end. But what ab...

How Long Does it Take to Renovate a House Before Selling?

How Long Does it Take to Renovate a House Before Selling?

Home renovations are one way to make your house more appealing to buyers in your area. However, it’s important that home sellers choose renovations carefully to maximize their margins on the sale. ...