Mindy Young | Naples Real Estate, Bonita Springs Real Estate, Estero Real Estate


Let's face it – determining how to price a home is rarely simple for a seller. In some instances, your home may be worth less than you originally paid for it.

Ultimately, if you failed to maintain your house over the years, various home problems may crop up when you decide to list your residence. If these issues go unaddressed, it may be tough for you to maximize your house sale earnings.

With the right approach to preparing your house for the real estate market, you could upgrade your residence in no time at all. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you improve your residence and ensure you can obtain the optimal price for your house.

1. Enhance Your Home's Curb Appeal

How your residence looks in the eyes of potential buyers is key. Because if a buyer falls in love with your house the moment he or she sees it for the first time, you could benefit from a fast, profitable house selling experience.

Improving your home's curb appeal can be quick and simple. For instance, mowing the lawn and trimming the hedges can help you transform an ordinary front lawn into a pristine one. And if you have any damaged or cracked home siding, you should repair it as well.

2. Upgrade Your House's Interior

Ensure your home's heating and cooling system and other internal systems are working properly. If you find there are issues with any of these systems, contact a professional to repair them.

Don't forget to clear clutter from your house, too. If you find your home is filled with assorted knick-knacks and items you no longer need, you can sell these items. Or, you can always donate the items you no longer need to a local charity or give them to family members or friends.

If you maintain a neat, tidy house, buyers are sure to be impressed as soon as they walk through your front door.

3. Conduct a Home Inspection and Appraisal

A home inspection usually is completed before a buyer finalizes their house purchase. Yet a seller who conducts an inspection may identify myriad house problems. They can then take steps to address such issues before listing his or her residence.

Additionally, a home appraisal may be crucial for a seller. During an appraisal, a property expert will examine a home and offer a property valuation. Next, a seller can use this valuation to determine how to price their house.

As you get set to add your home to the real estate market, you also may want to hire a real estate agent. This housing market professional will craft a custom home selling strategy for you. Plus, he or she will do whatever it takes to help you achieve your desired house selling results.

Ready to list your home? Take advantage of these tips, and you may be able to obtain an offer to purchase that matches or exceeds what you originally paid for your house.



This listing recently sold for $298,500.

5637 Whisperwood Blvd, NAPLES, FL 34110  

Residential
$315,000
Price
$298,500
Sale Price
2
Bedrooms
2
Baths
C.15052 - All the updates have been done for you in this 2nd floor corner residence with spectacular views of The Strand signature hole including lake and golf course. This building has great space from the adjacent building so the views are un-compromised from the lanai and the breakfast room. Excellent natural light and significant upgrades to kitchen including stainless steel appliances, new light granite counter tops and updated lighting and plumbing fixtures. Master bath has new seamless glass shower and granite counter tops. Guest bath has been updated with granite counter tops as well. Don't miss this one. Walk to community pool and clubhouse as well as the Strand Publix shopping center including several salons, dental offices, Skillets and Subway. Please see attached membership information .The Strand has a convenient north gate as well which has access off of Livingston Road just below Mediterra. Membership information is attached.


5681 Heron Ln, NAPLES, FL 34110  

Residential
$253,000
Price
2
Bedrooms
2
Baths
C.15583 - Perfect location for this 2nd floor corner residence with side windows and fabulous view of lake and golf course. Upgraded kitchen cabinetry and glass tile back splash in the kitchen as well as granite counter tops. Elevated granite counters in both baths and upgraded cabinetry in master bath. Neutral finishes create the perfect backdrop for any decor preferences. Lots of convenient parking and just steps to the community pool and clubhouse. Walk to grocery shopping and dining and many other vendors including dry cleaning, salons and restaurants


5953 Sand Wedge Ln, NAPLES, FL 34110  

Residential
$254,000
Price
2
Bedrooms
2
Baths
C.15200 - Lovely location with gorgeous golf course and lake views from this 2nd floor property with soaring ceilings and within walking distance to community pool and clubhouse. Flooring and AC have already been updated for you in this one. Gorgeous wood floors throughout the living area, hallways and den as well as a tiled lanai floor. Neutral solid surface counter tops in kitchen. Transitional furnishings enhance the living space and lend themselves to most decor choices. Just steps away from community pool and clubhouse this is the perfect winter get away or permanent full time residence. Lots of overflow parking available. Enjoy the lovely community paver walkways and driveways. Enjoy the upgraded amenities of The Strand Country Club with newly surfaced tennis courts and new pickle ball courts. Call Hilda or Shelly at the club to get the latest updates and plans.


5948 Sand Wedge Ln, NAPLES, FL 34110  

Residential
$265,000
Price
2
Bedrooms
2
Baths
C.15588 - Quality finishes and pristine condition for this first floor property with handsome large porcelain tile, granite counter tops, crown moldings and upgraded lighting and fan fixtures. HVAC installed in 2016 and Hot water heater in 2014. Good quality furnishings and accessories in excellent condition. . Enjoy the serene golf course views and the convenience of being just steps away from the lovely updated community pool and clubhouse. Lots of guest parking close by. The Strand is an active community with plenty of opportunity to participate in golf, tennis and pickle ball as well as the Strand Sisters organization with monthly presentations/speakers and lunches as well as fitness classes and individual fitness training. A great place to live.




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