Kelsey Cragg is a born and raised Comox Valley woman and supporting local is true to her heart. Kelsey has high energy and her enthusiasm for life is contagious. A proud mom, Kelsey enjoys spending her spare time with her family and is often found at the hockey rink or exploring the vast outdoors that the Comox Valley has to offer. Her knowledge of the Real Estate market paired with her approachable personality and ability to connect with people makes her a natural at negotiations. Kelsey is a friendly, approachable person who thrives on meeting new people and is truly invested in the Comox Valley region. Kelsey is committed to delivering exceptional service and believes in building strong, long-lasting relationships with everyone she works with and…
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In our last blog post, we talked about ways to prepare your home for the fall real estate market here in the Comox Valley. One of our important tips was about minor home improvements, so we thought we’d elaborate on that as it can make a big difference to the listing and selling price of your home.
Preparing to sell your home is an exciting and opportunistic time. Potential buyers of your property will be walking through each room of your home; reviewing cupboard space, checking views and even measuring nooks while dreaming of their own homeownership future.
Taking time prior to listing to improve your property will maximize your revenue and reduce possible counter-offers with these real estate pre-sale update suggestions;
As a rule of thumb, spend as little money as possible when preparing your home to hit the local Comox Valley real estate market. Although buyers will be impressed by the extras, such as a new roof, you aren't likely to recoup the money spent on it. Save your money for home improvement projects for your new home!
With that said, it does make a big difference to invest a little money into updating your Comox Valley home and getting it ready for the market. Minor touch ups may range from putting new knobs on cabinets to painting some rooms. Here are a few tips for getting your house in the Comox Valley ready to sell:
Depersonalize Your Home
The first step in selling your home is to depersonalize it. This involves removing personal items such as…