Preparing your home to sell - A must if you hope to sell quicker and for the maximum market value

This is the time of year my phone starts ringing from sellers wanting me to list their home.  This week I met with a really sweet couple who have a home to sell in Sun City Grand.  They have a very nice home with some great features. 

The problem?  The lady of the house is a collector of dolls and figurines and they were EVERYWHERE!  Before I said a word she knew she was going to have to get rid of them but I could tell she really didn't want to and wasn't completely buying into my telling her that buyers would have a tough time seeing past her things.

Preparing a home to sell can be a very inconvenient undertaking but I can't stress enough how important it is.  The few times I have let clients have their way or haven't insisted they define spaces better, were the times the listings languished on the market.

Below I have included a few clips from Designed to Sell on HGTV, a show that should be required viewing for anyone thinking about selling their home.

Downsizing & Decluttering

 

Antique to Chic

 

Dreamy Bedroom

 

Townhouse Tweaks = Faster Sale

 

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If you are in the market to buy or sell a home in one of the Phoenix west valley active retirement golf communities, please call me or visit my website. Here you will also find information on homes for sale in Sun City Grand, resales in Corte Bella, Sun City Festival real estate, Arizona Traditions MLS listings, Trilogy at Vistancia and Sun City West, PLUS see a map of the Surprise AZ area retirement communities. Don't hesitate to call or email if you have questions.

Kathy Anderson, kathyandersonrealtor, kathyandersonrealtor.com, real estate & homes for sale in the Phoenix Arizona west valley retirement communities

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Kathy Anderson
Ken Meade Realty
Sun City Grand Office

(602) 703-8930

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