3 Tips for Selling Your Home During Holidays

Thinking about selling your home on holidays? Fortunately, we’ll give some tips that might help you selling your home during holidays, such as: minimizing holiday decorations, keeping it clean, and pricing it right.

Below are 3 tips for selling your home during holidays:

Minimizing Holiday Decorations 
Not everyone has the same love of holiday decorations, and poorly maintained, tacky, or overly religious displays can be a turnoff for potential buyers. Keep the seasonal decorations simple and easy to maintain. 

That applies to the outside as well as the inside of your home – avoid browning out the neighborhood with your awesome light display. Source:  AJC

Keeping It Clean
Keeping the home free of tracked-in mud, snow, and other debris is even tougher in the winter months, and arguably even more important. Vacuum well and vacuum often.

Don’t neglect the outside. Bare trees may show areas of your home that are usually hidden; make sure these areas are clean and presentable. Deal with any cosmetic maintenance issues such as leaf-filled gutters. Keep your yard raked free of leaves to the extent possible and keep your driveway, sidewalk, and front steps free of snow. Source:  FoxBusiness

Pricing it Right 
Buyers at this time of year are typically motivated and not interested in dickering. You, as a seller, are probably similarly motivated. Now is not the time to be ambitious with your pricing. 

Do your homework on pricing through Trulia, Zillow, or similar sites, and consult with your real estate agent about the proper price for your home – then take their advice, even if you don’t like it. Source:  MoneyTips

Gary Wong, MBA
Macdonald Realty,
2105 West 38th Avenue,
V6M 1R8
Phone: 778-862-9787
Office Phone: 604-263-1911

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