Today I’d like to talk with you about how to sell your home during the fall season. There are six things you need to do to sell your home for the highest price possible.

1. Clean up your yard. Make sure your leaves are raked and that your trees and bushes are trimmed. Also, if you can, plant fall foliage such as mums or cabbage. These can provide great color to make your yard look great from a curb appeal perspective.

2. Dress your windows. In Columbus, we’ve had a lot of rain that has left spots and smudges on windows. Wash your windows and make sure they’re bright and airy so that light shines through them when buyers walk through your home.

3. Have your furnace checked. Make sure your furnace filter is clean so the air circulating your house smells great. It also prepares your home for an inspection later.

“Consider adding fall foliage such as mums or cabbage to create a great curb appeal.”

4. Prepare your fireplace. For starters, get your fireplace chimney swept. Also, light a fire when potential buyers come to look at the property. A fireplace is a great selling point and lighting creates great ambiance for those looking at your place.

5. Prepare food. Bake some cinnamon cookies or put out fresh apples to give an autumn ambiance to your property as you prepare to sell. This way when potential buyers walk in they will feel comfortable and look at the home as theirs.

6. Play soft music and turn on all the lights. This way when buyers walk through they can see everything and feel warm and cozy.

As a bonus, postscript tip, don’t turn down any showings. All showings are important, and although I know that sometimes it can be inconvenient, it only takes one showing to sell your home.

If you have any questions about this, or if you’re interested in speaking with me about buying or selling, please feel free to reach out to me. I look forward to speaking with you soon.