Deciding to sell your house might be the most difficult decision you make. However, sometimes you have to make hard decisions in order to find happiness. If the old house is not giving you what you expected, it’s time to let it go. It’s called a difficult decision, not only because of the emotional attachment one might have to the house, but also because if you don’t manage to do it right, your house will be on the market for a long time. There is no need to panic, if you’re not an expert. All you need is to make yourself familiar with the procedure and educate yourself on what to do. Selling your house requires good planning, the right help and most importantly, patience.

Clean Your House

Start with cleaning. You can’t sell a house with uncleaned rooms and dirty walls. Your house has to look as if it belongs in a cover of a magazine. It has to look neat and nice. So, it’s critical to clean every crook and nanny, from the top to the bottom, from the bathrooms to the bed rooms to the garage. Clean the places you usually don’t clean too, such as under your beds and the attic or the basement. You can hire a professional cleaning service to help you. But it will require a lot of your time, patience and determination to see through. Don’t stop cleaning until everything is shining. Make sure there is no dust, no cow web on sight once you’re done with cleaning.

Renovate Your House

The next step is renovating. Most people these days look for modern houses, while some want a house with old fashioned furniture and look as if it has seen the past. It’s important to understand your audience. They might want a modern house with white walls and while tiles, then that’s what you have to give them. Renovate your house and fix all the things that have to be fixed in your house. Renovating is not a hard task. Make yourself familiar with the procedure and who can help you with it. With the right help, everything will go smoothly. Take a walk around house and not down the changes you want to make. If you want to make your bathrooms a little bigger, write it down and do some research about the businesses who can help you with it. Renovating might take some time; however, the end result will be worth it.

Advertise Your House

The last step is to make a list of all the attractive features of your house. It could be the fact that you have several restrooms or a big swimming pool or a big back garden or the fact that your house went through some renovations recently. Take photos of the attractive features and upload them online. Make sure to include your list, the fact that your house recently went through some renovations, your contact details and all the other details necessary.