Late spring and early summer are known to be ideal times to sell your home. If you’re looking to move into a bigger space (or downsize – tiny home, anyone?), now is the perfect time to start planning.
Selling your home can be a daunting task, especially if you have no idea where to start, or don’t have the time to prepare for your house to hit the market.
But, with the help of local professionals, the process can be much easier than you’d think!
We’ve compiled a list of 4 tips for selling your home, and have included the locally-loved businesses that have helped countless locals with selling their own homes!
Pick a Realtor.
No one is going to have more knowledge about the housing market, prices, competition, and timelines than a local realtor. From listing your home, to hosting open houses and negotiating for the best offer, here are the top realtors in Iowa City to help you:
Find the complete list of winners here: Real Estate Agents & Real Estate Companies
Give the walls a fresh coat of paint.
It’s amazing what a fresh coat of paint can do for a room! When selling your home, you’ll want people to be able to envision themselves living in the home, and sometimes creative paint colors can keep them from seeing the potential. Check out these local painters to help you create an attractive space:
Henry’s Painting & Contracting
Coralville Painting Inc
Check out all of the best here: Painters
Declutter and clean.
When people come to your open house, they are touring to see your collectibles or family photos. Take some time to remove the family gallery wall and swap it for a few pieces of art to make the space less about the current owners and more about the future! Then, consider hiring one of these cleaning companies to help make your home clean and presentable:
Scrubs Cleaning Service
We have all of the best in the business here: House Cleaning
Add a few finishing touches to your yard.
Curb appeal! When potential buyers pull up to your house, they don’t want to see overgrown weeds or a half-built retaining wall. These landscape contractors and businesses will make sure your yard is picture-perfect:
Iowa City Landscaping & Garden Centers
Here are more great businesses to work with: Landscape Contractors
We know the housing market is crazy right now, but with the help of these trusted businesses, your home-selling process doesn’t have to be!
To share the love with the local best in the business of selling homes, visit localsloveus.com and vote for them!