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Get Your Home Ready for the Spring Real Estate Market

Century 21 Edmonton knows Alberta winters can be long, but if you are planning on listing your home this spring there are a few ways to utilize your time indoors. The winter months offer an ideal time for you to get to work on some indoor home improvements that will increase the appeal and ultimately the sale of your home. By taking this time now to enhance your property’s appeal, you will be able to get your home on the market quickly and ensure you receive the highest return on your investment. To help you through this process The Esposito Team has created a comprehensive list of improvement projects you can tackle:

It’s time to depersonalize your home. How do you do that? It’s easy.

Interior Painting

Consider giving your home a fresh coat of paint. Using neutral and inviting colors, covering any bold colours with neutral ones is ideal as it will increase the appeal and selling potential to a broader range of potential buyers.

Declutter and Organize

Remove all overly personal items including family photos, nick-nacks and other clutter from the house. This will help buyers visualize their own belongings in the space, additionally, it will appear to be more spacious and organized. A buyer’s dream!


Minor Kitchen and Bathroom Updates

Leaking faucet? Are baseboards showing water damage? Kitchens and bathrooms are one of the spaces that can make or break a transaction. By completing any necessary minor repairs, replacing outdated hardware and light fixtures, will allow potential buyers to see your home as move-in ready.

Out With the Old, in With the New

Remove furniture that isn’t in well-maintained condition or is dated. Yes, this means grandma’s couch held together with duct tape needs to go. Home stagers are a great resource as they can help provide expert advice on what size of furniture, colors, and style will enhance the overall appearance of your home. You want the space to appear airy and bright.

Small Outdoor Projects

Alberta’s extreme weather conditions can be hard on the exterior of your home. Energy-efficient features are increasingly attractive to buyers concerned about the expenses. Roofs, gutters, decks, and windows are all areas that should be inspected and repaired. Clean out gutters, replace missing shingles, check for leaks in windows and replace any other damages.

While the outdoors might be bleak, spending this time gearing up for the prime spring real estate market will promise lucrative on your return. By presenting a clean and well-maintained home, you will be more likely to have a successful and financially rewarding sale.


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