Preparing Your Home For A Summer Sale

Dated: July 11 2023

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  • Curb appeal is crucial, because it determines the first impression buyers have when coming to view your property, and the summer season is the best opportunity to put your home's best foot forward with lots of plants, flowers and greenery.
  • People love to spend time outdoors in the summer, so preparing your outdoor entertaining space to be warm and inviting is a great way for buyers to imagine themselves living there.
  • Addressing necessary repairs is recommended in all seasons, but the summer weather can often bring them to closer attention. Take a tour and look out for any potential repairs, especially damages to siding, roof, and windows.
  • Buyers need to be able to envision themselves living at the property they are viewing, so if your house is uncomfortably hot inside, this can lead to a negative experience.
  • Staging is a great way to increase the appeal of your home to buyers. Lean into the sunny summer season by adding bright colours and fresh flowers, and make sure to open the blinds so the sunlight can shine through your house!
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James Robert

After many years in sales, James decided to follow his passion for real estate, and started as an agent in the fast-paced Montreal market. In 2015, he and his wife Nicole moved to Nova Scotia just a f....

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