Declutter and clean: both are two important steps to take before putting your house on the market.
Here are five key areas to focus on that will help you sell your home fast:
1. Backyard deck
Few things disappoint a millennial more than discovering their otherwise-perfect dream home has no backyard deck. If you don’t have one, or if you have a tiny afterthought-type deck, consider building one. Besides pressure-treated pine, there are composite deck materials, which many homebuyers prefer. Composite materials require less maintenance and can be just as beautiful as wood — or even more so. But they cost more to build with. Young buyers love split-level decks for visual interest. Built-in lights are also a plus.
2. Gourmet kitchen…