7 To-Do’s to Prep Your Home to Sell this Spring

Did you know the spring market in Oregon historically starts about February 1st and goes through Mid-May. A lot of sellers want to sell in the spring market, so if this is you, it’s time to get prepared!

So, sure. Look towards May. But here’s the thing. It takes more than the right month to get top dollar. It’ll take careful planning and preparation — and that ain’t gonna happen overnight.

If you’re thinking of selling in the Oregon “spring” market— February 1st to Mid-May — here are 7 things you can knock out NOW that will make it all worthwhile come spring.

7 To-Do’s to Prep Your Home to Sell this Spring

1.) Declutter, donate, and organize your closets, drawers, and attics.

2.) Clean out the garage and consider painting the walls and floor.

3.) Identify major repairs and make a plan to fix them one by one.

4.) Ensure that major appliances are in working condition.

5.) Focus painting efforts – think entryway, foyer, kitchen, and bathrooms.

6.) Replace your house numbers and mailbox to make it easy for sellers to find your home.

7.) Clear out winter debris little by little.


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