- Get pre-approved for a home loan
Sellers sometimes sign a contract to sell their house before they know if they qualify to buy another. Financial circumstances sometimes change since the last purchase, and they could no longer qualify for a loan or they weren’t able to sell at a price that allowed them to buy a type of replacement house they want.
- Check your mortgage payoff
Call your Lender to check the payoff for your current home mortgage.
- Determine how much your house is worth
Determine your home’s fair market value, you can get your Realtor to help you.
- Make necessary repairs
Make all needed repairs unless you want your house to be regarded as a fixer-upper. Fix anything that is obviously broken that the potential Buyer will notice to lower the price.
- Get your house ready to show
Great curb appeal, fresh paint, organized closets and cabinets, clean windows and appliances, and a clutter free look are essential if you want to appeal the Buyers.