4 Tips for Selling Your Home

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 Cedar Rapids to help you:

Skogman Realty

Iowa Realty

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 businesses that have all the supplies you need:



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! You can count on this business to find the perfect decor:

Hobby Lobby

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 garden centers will make sure your yard is picture-perfect:

Culver’s Garden Center and Greenhouse

Cedar River Garden Center

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!

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