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A home can be ready to list in as little as a month, especially if it’s in good shape and you’re working with a competent real estate agent. But it’s often …[otw_is sidebar=otw-sidebar-1]
Six weeks out
Handle any large repairs or upgrades. Pay close attention to the kitchen and bathrooms, which are the two rooms that most sell a house. Our report found that spending about $2,200 on new suite of appliances—the dishwasher, range, and refrigerator—could fetch you an extra $6,000. In the bathroom, consider replacing corroded fixtures as well as the vanity countertop, which can be fairly inexpensive given its small size.