March 2019

Help your sellers spring into home buying season

Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes buyers looking for homes. Now is the time for sellers to prepare their homes to look their best. Here are some tips you can share.

Enhance curb appeal

A buyer’s first impression of any home is the exterior. Tell your clients to maximize curb appeal by trimming hedges, raking dead leaves and removing debris from the yard. Remind them to power wash their windows and exterior for a clean look.
Helpful tip: Buying new house numbers can make it easier for people to find your client's address.

Cut the clutter

Prospective buyers want to visualize living in the home they’re viewing. To help them, your clients should clear counters and shelf space and avoid displaying too many personal items like photographs and family heirlooms. Consider removing unnecessary furniture to make the inside more spacious.

Update your lighting

A bright home is more inviting. Replace old bulbs with brighter lights to highlight focal points of the house such as the kitchen.

A freshly-painted bedroom

Tackle home projects

Your client may not have time or money for all the repair projects on their list, so they should prioritizing key rooms such as the kitchen or bathrooms. Hiring a home inspector can help them assess what most needs attention.

A freshly-painted bedroom

Add fresh paint

A new coat of paint can give a home a fresh look. A client doesn’t need to repaint their entire house, but focusing on certain rooms can make a huge difference.

By following the above tips, your clients can get their home ready for the upcoming buying season.

As a Bank of America lending specialist, I am happy to talk with your clients about their home buying or refinancing needs.

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