Why You Should Recondition Your Home Before Selling?

Are you finding it difficult to sell your house? Unable to woo buyers, or convince them that the property you own is worth their money?

If yes, then you’re not alone. Almost all house owners struggle to sell off their homes at a good price. No, there’s nothing wrong with your property, or with your convincing skills. It’s just that ‘buying’ involves a long and analytical process. And if one aspect of the buying checklist goes wrong, the entire deal goes for a toss.

Even you have been a buyer, haven’t you? When you bought this property, there were so many things that you were conscious of. The buyers that you’re dealing with today are no different! They want the best value for their money, and they consider many things before they make a purchase.

These considerations include the location of your place, the connectivity, safety, and the surroundings. You might argue that your home gratifies all these parameters, and practically, these are completely out of your control.

But, there’s one thing that you can do to increase the probability of selling your property at a great price – get your house reconditioned!

Wondering why you should spend money on reconditioning even when you don’t have buyers lined up? Well, here are 3 reasons why getting your house revamped is a sales ‘necessity’.

Perfect functions:

Even the best spaces having the most exquisite furniture and decor lose their charm if the roof is leaking, or if the walls have cracks. If you were the buyer, wouldn’t it strike your mind that the house isn’t functioning the way you want it to? 

By reconditioning, you eliminate any room for error. When the walls are strong, and when the wiring is safe, it exudes an air of safety and comfort. At the end of the day, and the deal, this might turn out to be a decisive factor. 

So, get your gadgets ready, bricks reinforced, water-proof your house, eliminate the pests and make sure that everything works just perfectly well.


As a buyer, when you open the door of a house you might consider buying, what would you want to see? A gorgeous space you’d fall in love with, or an abandoned animal cave?

The message behind this question – beautify your home because the first impression is generally the decisive impression!

Get your walls painted, corners dusted off, grass trimmed, and furniture rearranged or even re-purchased! In simpler words, do everything that you can to make your house look like a palace. When potential buyers see your house, the external beauty tends to allure their minds.

If the interiors are equally good, well-spaced and aesthetically pleasing, you’ve won half the battle. When buyers go back to the drawing board to assess all the options they’ve explored, the beauty of your house will keep coming up in their minds.

Value for money:

When people come to know that a majority of the maintenance work is done, they realize that they don’t have to go through the regular ‘redoing’ process. It saves effort and money. This motivates them to consider your home over other prospects. 

They also don’t have to pay for maintenance for a couple of years, at least.

Even if people do not consider giving a good price, the reconditioning activity can weight up your bargaining power. You can always bring the investment you’ve made, and the benefits they can avail into the discussion to get a better price for your home.


Want to recondition your home at the right price? Jim can help!

Just make a call and bring in one of the most experienced realtors in California on your side!