Things You Do Before Selling Your Home in Spring

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There’s a lot of decluttering, cleaning, and updating that has to be done no matter what time of year you’re selling your home. But if you’re listing in the spring, there are a few extra things you’ll want to do as Old Man Winter finally begins to pack up for the season.

Anticipating fluctuating temperatures, updating your home’s curb appeal, and refreshing your welcome mat are all things one real estate agent says you’ll need to add to your spring-specific to-dos when listing your house during those transitional months. Here are 16 steps to take ahead of springtime.

Take advantage of the longer days.

Spring brings more natural light, points out Michael Glenmullen, a Realtor with Coldwell Banker in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is why he says it’s important to allow as much sunshine as possible to enter your home. “Because sunlight sells!” he adds.

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