Home Selling Tips

By David Baker

Listed below are some home selling tips:

Curb appeal is vital if to selling your home quickly and for a good price. To create that enticing look, you don’t necessarily have to undertake extensive landscaping or major fixes to the exterior of the building. Instead, you could just concentrate on the entrance to your house.

Lead them in

You want to do everything you can to lead your guests (and potential buyers) into your home. Make it clear where the entrance is by emphasizing it, using some of the techniques in this article.


Make sure all your door hardware (the door knocker, handle and hinges) are new or look new. You can buy matching hardware cheaply. Alternatively, give what you already have a good polish. Invest in a new house number and mailbox that complement the rest of your hardware.

The door

Make sure the door looks bright and fresh. Paint it to match the rest of the trim on your house and keep it clean of dirty rain splashes.

Steps and railings

If there are steps up to your home, make sure they are well kept and safe. Check metal railings for rust and make sure they stay firm when visitors hold them.


Use containers or hanging baskets to mark the way to your home. They are easy to maintain and provide a splash of color. Try placing one container or basket on either side of the door to frame the entrance.


Consider adding attractive lights to emphasize the entrance and make it more attractive at night.

Add a chair

If you have space, place an attractive chair near the entrance. It gives the impression your home provides a relaxing place to sit and rest.

Don’t forget a welcome mat

As a finishing touch, put a new mat outside the door.

Selling, how to sell your Laveen Home quick and for Top Dollar

Laveen Az 85339 – Considering selling your house and want to find out how to sell your house quick and for top dollar is one of the questions I often get asked. There are many variables that lend to the success of the selling a home, as well as selling it quickly in South Phoenix, Laveen or Ahwatukee. I would like to address several of these items in different blogs over the course of the next several weeks.
To begin with let’s look at one of the things that contribute to the home selling quick.
How ready is the home to be viewed by prospective buyers? The purchase of a home for the vast majority of the population is indeed one of the larger investments made in a lifetime. This is a commitment for a buyer to live in a home for the next thirty years as they make their monthly mortgage payments. With such a big decision on many buyers like to see a home they can imagine themselves in for the long haul.
How the home shows is the key to a successful first impression. Home needs to be clean and presentable at all times, so buyers are able to see home in all its glory. I would encourage home owners to try and remove excess clutter as much as possible to also help give a clean and open feel. In this way folks can walk around and start envisioning their own belongings (not yours) in their next possible home.
Having a clean and clutter free home can help sell a home quicker.