How To Get Your Home Ready for the Market

A Selling Checklist

No matter the number of homes you have sold over the years, there is always some level of stress when preparing a property for the housing market. After all, selling a home is an enormous financial responsibility and requires copious amounts of time and energy. 

Regardless of your timeline or ability level when it comes to selling your home, we understand the importance of staying organized. To help, our experts at Oak City Properties put together an interactive checklist to help you get prepared for the selling process. 

Getting Your House on the Market Checklist

6-8 Months Before Selling
Pick an ideal listing date that works for you and the market.
Decide on the best way to list your home: Realtor or For Sale By Owner.
Discuss all of the potential issues when selling your home. 
2-3 Months Before Selling
Clean-Up: Clean all rooms in your home! Think about decluttering to make your space appear bigger.
Fix-Up: Fix anything that may need addressed and give the home a fresh coat of paint. 
Stage-Up: Make sure to upgrade the items that count and stage your home to sell. 
1 Month Before Selling
Take quality photos of your home.
Consider doing a virtual tour of your home. 
2-3 Days Before
Do a deep clean before showings.

Need Help?

At Oak City Properties, we have been helping those in the Raleigh area purchase and sell homes for years! Whether you are a family trying to sell your home or a landlord wanting to downsize your rental portfolio, our full-service property management company is here to help.

If you are interested in learning more about our services or speak to our listing agents, give us a call at (919)-232-9222 or check out our website:

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