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Think Smarter with Nick. February 2023.

Posted by Nick Warren on Monday, February 27th, 2023 at 7:54pm.

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Are you looking to sell your home in the spring market? Now is the time to start getting it ready! This month, Nick gives tips for preparing your home and helps sellers know what to expect if they want to sell in the next few months.

What are some tips you have for sellers looking to sell in the spring?

Spring is a great time to sell a home in Boston, as the weather is warming up, the days are getting longer, and buyers are eager to get out and start looking at properties. To prepare your home for sale in the spring, here are some tips:

  • Clean and declutter your home. Get rid of any clutter, and deep clean your home from top to bottom. You may also want to consider hiring a professional cleaner to help you get your home in top shape. Spring is a time of renewal, and buyers want to see a clean and well-maintained home.

  • Make any necessary repairs or upgrades. Buyers want to see a move-in ready home, so if any repairs need to be made, such as fixing a leaky faucet or replacing outdated light fixtures, now is the time to do it.

  • Stage your home. Staging your home can help buyers envision themselves living in the space. You can either hire a professional stager or do it yourself. Make sure your home is well-lit and has a neutral color scheme.

What can sellers expect in the spring market?

The spring market in Boston is typically the busiest time for real estate, with many buyers looking for homes. This means sellers can expect more interest in their property and possibly even multiple offers. However, with more competition comes the need to price your home correctly and ensure it stands out from the other properties on the market. It is important to work with an experienced real estate agent who can help you navigate the market and make the most of your sale.

What do you think will be unique to the spring market this year compared to years past?

It is difficult to predict precisely how the spring market will be different this year, as it will depend on various factors, such as the state of the economy and interest rates. If rates remain level, I expect the spring market to be fairly busy.  We are already seeing an uptick in activity vs. the end of 2022, so this should continue. Overall, sellers must stay flexible and be prepared for any changes in the market.

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