Tips for summertime house sales in the grueling heat
More than 40 percent of all homes sold last year were between the months of May and August, according to the National Association of Realtors.
The organization offers some tips to make a home stand out in the crowded market:
• Pump the air-conditioning to keep things cool and inviting;
• Keep the front lawn green and inviting for maximum curb appeal;
• If the home has a pool, a large deck or an outdoor kitchen, highlight them by putting out lemonade and treats to inspire outdoor living;
• Embrace the season and have ice-cold bottled water and other cool treats ready for potential customers.
Following a few easy open house tips can help sellers quickly find the right buyer. For more information, go to www.somdrealtors.com.