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If you’re trying to sell your home, you’ll need to put in some extra work to help it stand out from the competition. Fortunately, you don’t need to spend a fortune on major renovations. Instead, work on adding just a few simple touches and improvements to boost your home’s desirability on the market.

Boosting Curb Appeal

Improving your home’s curb appeal will draw immediate attention to your house the second a potential buyer walks on the property. Planting new flowers and trimming weeds is a great way to start. If you have a porch, place some new patio furniture to give your yard more outdoor living space.

New Paint

Giving your home’s exterior and interior a fresh coat of a paint will instantly transform and freshen your property. Pick colors that aren’t too bold; you don’t want to turn away a potential buyer with a shockingly bright pink bathroom. You should also avoid painting your home’s interior with too many boring colors, such as beige or taupe. You can easily add interest to a room with a pop of color on one wall.

Freshen Up Your Kitchen

You can improve the look of your kitchen without completely renovating it. Instead, add a few simple improvements, such as new hardware for your cabinets or a new backsplash for your counters. You can also upgrade your appliances to instantly make your kitchen look new and modern.


Staging your furniture into dynamic and attractive arrangements can drastically improve a potential buyer’s first impression of your home. Remove excess furniture and clutter from each room, allowing your most attractive furniture to create an open and inviting atmosphere. You can use throw pillows and slipcovers to help improve the look of your furniture.

Remove Personal Items

If your home is full of family photos and special mementos, put these items into storage while you sell your home. Leaving your personal items out will prevent potential buyers from imagining themselves living in your home.

We hope these tips will help you sell your home quickly and at your asking price. When you are ready to transition to your next home, apply for a loan in Kansas City with First Mortgage Solutions. You can apply for a loan online, or speak with one of our knowledgeable representatives to learn about the best debt consolidation and loan options for you. First Mortgage Solutions is headquartered in Kansas City and we serve the needs of locals with individualized loan programs. Get started today!

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