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10 must-do sale preparation tasks

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Inman | Cara Ameer

There’s been a lot of talk of a cool-down as of late, after a white-hot market where sellers barely had to put forth any effort to prep their home for sale, only to result in multiple offers, bidding wars and a final selling price way over asking for many. That experience, of course, varies from market to market.

As markets are starting to wane, prep for sale is becoming all the more crucial. Although sellers have largely been sailing along, throwing a property on the market with very little preparation, that approach is a wild card, no matter what the market is doing. 

After a year of consumers hearing about (and hoping to cash in on) this intense seller’s market, agents face a significant challenge getting sellers back on board with proper seller preparation. 

Find the 10 seller prep to-dos here: 10 must-do sale preparation tasks — regardless of market

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