Here’s a fascinating article from Forbes’ Kimberly Yeh. It’s called How to Sell Your Real Estate Investment: Top Five Preparation Tips.
It has some insightful perspectives. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:
Whether you are doing the work yourself or working with a property management team, make sure the asset is in attractive physical condition. To maximize investment returns, you will want to keep work and expenses to a minimum, but there are several basic items that go quite a long way in attracting buyers. Enhance the property’s curb appeal by landscaping, adding lighting and cleaning all areas. You’ll also want to touch up paint; repair any holes, tears or stains in the flooring; and remove clutter and unused inventory.
Have a look at the full article for more of the author’s thoughtful insights.