How To Prepare Your Home For Sale

Selling a home can be a daunting and overwhelming process. From finding a reliable real estate agent (like the Evan’s Real Estate Team) to making the necessary repairs and decluttering, preparing your home for sale can seem like a never-ending to-do list. But with the right approach, your home can be presented in its best light and attract more potential buyers. In this blog, we’ll be sharing some expert tips on how to prepare your home for sale so that you can achieve the highest possible sale price and smooth transaction.

Clean and Declutter

Start by getting rid of any unnecessary items and thoroughly cleaning the entire house. This will make your home look and feel more welcoming to potential buyers.

Boost Curb Appeal

The exterior of your home is the first thing potential buyers will see, so make sure it looks great. This can be done by painting the front door, mowing the lawn, planting flowers, and power washing the driveway.

Make Any Needed Repairs

Fix any noticeable damages, such as leaky faucets, broken fixtures, or chipped paint.

Invest In Energy Efficient Upgrades

Whenever doing any kind of upgrades you should always think about their re-sale value. Installing energy-efficient appliances and making other eco-friendly upgrades can increase your home’s appeal and provide long-term cost savings.

Stage Your Home

Showcase your home’s best features by setting the stage with tasteful furniture, artwork, and décor. This helps buyers imagine themselves living in the space.

Choose The Right Price

Work with a reputable real estate agent (like the Evans Real Estate Team!) to determine a fair market price for your home. Overpricing can deter buyers, while underpricing can leave you with less than you deserve.

Be Ready For Showings

Keep your home in buyer ready condition and be prepared to vacate for showings at a moment’s notice. This ensures that potential buyers see your home at its best.


Here comes the best part – accepting offers! You’ve done everything possible to showcase all the best features of your home and now the offers will be coming in. We here at the Evans Team make sure you are equipped with the knowledge to get top dollar for your home. You can trust the Evans Team with the sale of your home because Our Strategies Are Your Solutions!

We Can Help

Are you looking to buy a house here in Halifax, Nova Scotia? We want to help! The Evans Team assists our clients buy homes by systematically looking at properties. Starting with location, lot grading for proper drainage, structural integrity of foundations, roofs, windows, interior layout, mechanical, plumbing & heating sources. We want our clients to buy homes that are solid investments. Helping people buy, sell, & invest in Halifax Real Estate is what we do!

Who We Are

Phil Evans (MBA), Syna Rasmusson (Civil Tech.)  & Melisa Simpson our Transaction Coordinator make up the Dream Team. Phil has a great reputation in the industry & is a strong negotiator. Syna’s connections to trades people are of great value to our clients. She also loves to talk about land development. If you want more information on zoning & subdivision in Halifax Syna is your contact! Melisa is the centre of the Evans Real Estate Universe. She provides the white glove service our customers keep coming back for.

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