Summertime is a great season for many activities, going to the beach, hiking trails and selling your home. That’s because summer has the ideal weather for inviting potential buyers to come visit. Unlike rainy seasons that make homes look dingy and less desirable, summer provides an opportunity for your home to shine. Today, let’s look at some tips on getting your home ready for sale in summer.
Keep it Light
Just like the sun and the feeling of a gentle breeze, you’ll want to keep things looking light. If you have bay windows, replace heavy drapes with lighter flowing curtains. This will let the summer sun shine into your home. You may even consider adding some plant life in and around the home. This will brighten up the space.
Keep the Patio and Yard Looking Great
Summertime is also a time for people to socialize with each other. Many people love having barbecues with friends. If you have a backyard patio, deck or open yard really try to make these spaces looking their best. It could be just the touch to have prospective buyers purchase your home.
Spread the Word
When you are looking to sell your home, you need to get the word out. Luckily, the summer provides many different ways to do so. Whether it is socializing at a community event or taking a walk and talking to neighbors, you’ll want to push the word that you are selling. You never know who this might interest.
Schedule a Lively Open House
Many people have some more flexibility when it comes to their schedules in the summer. That makes summer an opportune time schedule a lively open house. This will allow people to come in and see the home. It will also give you a sense of the potential buyers. When people see competition, they may be more inclined to make an offer quickly.
If you are looking to sell or buy a home in Encinitas California, I’d be happy to work with you. Give me a call or write me an email and we can discuss more. I look forward to hearing from you.