Westchester County Real Estate Blog

What Not to Update or Fix Before Selling Your Home

If you're preparing to put your house up for sale, you probably have several things on your to-do list. From cleaning and decluttering to staging your house, there are several steps involved in the process, including making a few updates to get your home ready to sell. While certain changes can be worthwhile (think: a fresh coat of paint to brighten up a room), others can end up being costly and unnecessary when it comes to attracting buyers. To help you save time and money, we are sharing what not to fix when selling your home.

Make a Plan With Your Real Estate Agent 

If you aren't sure what changes you should (or shouldn't) make when prepping your home for sale, turn to your real estate agent for guidance. A knowledgeable agent will advise their sellers to focus on making updates that will give them the most return on their investment.

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