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Details to consider when putting homes on the market in summer

| May 21, 2020 | Real Estate |

As the summer months quickly approach, many Ohio residents may be looking at life a bit differently at this time. However, that does not necessarily mean that they are allowing themselves to remain stagnant. In fact, some individuals may feel ready to put their homes on the market because they are ready to move.

Summertime is a popular season for homebuying and selling. Parents hope that their children’s education will be less interrupted by moving during the summer, and getting out to tour houses is often more appealing in nice weather. For sellers, it is important that they stay on top of the many outdoor chores that can come along with summer. Mowing the lawn, maintaining plants, keeping the exterior of the house clean and more can go a long way in providing curb appeal. Outdoor staging can also be useful in grabbing the attention of potential buyers when they see a cozy patio or inviting deck.

Though it may be tempting to keep the air conditioning off or set at a higher temperature to save money, it is important to ensure that the home is comfortable when potential buyers come to look. If they walk into a sweltering home, they may not want to stick around. Instead, setting the home at a comfortable temperature could encourage buyers to stay and envision their lives in the home.

Of course, when it comes to putting homes on the market, Ohio sellers will have a lot to keep in mind apart from just the appearance of the home. They will have to think about the financial impacts of selling the property and other ways they may be affected. They certainly do not want to end up at a disadvantage, so it may be in their interests to work with real estate attorneys who can ensure that any transactions are handled properly.

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