Winter is here in Calgary which means the days are getting colder, the snow is falling, and the night time comes a lot sooner. But this doesn’t mean you can’t sell Calgary real estate listings for sale this winter. Here are a few tips on how you can get your property ready for sale.
Your home’s unique features
Selling your home in the winter is definitely more difficult than selling in the spring or summer, so you need to approach it a little differently. Every home has a unique feature that you can try to focus on, so speak with your Calgary real estate agent on how you can enhance this feature.
Cleaning and Decluttering
When preparing real estate calgary alberta for sale this winter make sure you spend time to clean and declutter your home. Start cleaning your windows both inside and out, as you want people viewing your home to see perfectly through them perfectly. Also brush any snow off of the window sills, and dust your blinds.
Now it’s time to focus on the rest of your home. Dust all surfaces and decorations, sweep all hard flooring, and vaccumm the carpets. When people are viewing homes on the Calgary real estate market they will notice how clean your home is, so these steps are important.
Once those steps are done, make sure all clutter throughout the home is put away in storage properly, not just stuffed into a closet as people will want to see those closets.
When people are viewing homes and comparing Calgary real estate prices they are going to remember their first impression of the homes they visited. If your home is dirty and covered in snow they will remember that in a negative way. You will want to shovel the driveway and all walkways on a daily basis, even if it hasn’t snowed that day or the night before. Also put some de-icer down so that your visitors feel safe walking up to the house.
These are just a few of many tips to selling Calgary real estate this winter. If you’re looking to buy or sell real estate Calgary Alberta, or need more information, contact your expert Calgary real estate agent, Patrick Krause today!