Before putting your home on the market, it’s important to prepare it, so it’ll look its best to prospective buyers. Getting a home in show-ready shape typically involves decluttering interiors, sprucing up the curb appeal and investing in key repairs around the residence.
But don’t get carried away. Pouring too much money into the home can be a losing investment: It won’t substantially improve your house’s appeal or asking price, leaving you out-of-pocket for unnecessary expenses. So it’s important to know where to draw the line. Here are some of the things homeowners need not fix when listing a home for sale, and the reasons why. Read more