La Canada Flintridge & La Crescenta Real Estate | Harb & Co.

The Renovation Question: What to Fix When Selling

ask phyllis real estate question, real estate q and A

For those planning to prepare their home for sale, there is a different set of fix-its. First thing first, consult with your Realtor who should be working with a home stylist or stager who can help you decide what to fix when selling.

Common Fix-its

Garden: A green lawn, trimmed hedges and trees. Flowers and mulched planter beds.
Front Porch: New door mat, remove screen door, repaint front door if necessary, potted plants/flowers if room.
Interior: Fresh coat of paint, update hardware on cabinets.

You don’t need to do anything to sell your home in today’s seller’s market.

But don’t you want to know which home improvements will net the highest return? How much to invest depends on your home’s value and your neighborhood. In today’s Los Angeles real estate market, move in ready homes are highly sought after.  How much or how little you decide to do to prepare your home for sale is your decision. But your real estate agent should help you make an informed decision.

Related Post: Five Simple Ways to give your home curb appeal