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Home Repairs

Which Repairs Should You Make Before the Sale?

If you’re preparing to place your home on the market, it’s inevitable that you’ll need to make a couple of minor repairs and or slight improvements before that “For Sale” sign can be driven into the front yard.

Little projects, like a fresh coat of paint, require little time and money but can make your home more attractive — and more attractive homes are likely to sell faster and for more money.

But what if an item needs to be repaired?  Something that doesn’t jeopardize anyone’s health or safety — a problem of the “out of sight, out of mind” variety. Should you simply disclose it and leave the buyer to deal with the problem? Or should you address it before placing your home on the market?