Here in Toronto, Ontario, home sales are booming like Alex Van Halens bass drum and many people are cashing in on the windfall and selling their homes.
If you are planning on selling your home this summer, then you will want to get a head start on preparing it for sale, and that means you are going to have to roll up your sleeves and begin the decluttering and staging process.
Every real estate agent and home sales television show will tell you that you simply cannot avoid a home clean out if you want to get the maximum dollar for your home. Nothing turns off prospective buyers more than viewing a cluttered, lived in home that is filled with old memories, furniture and other people’s belongings. Buyers want a clean space, so they can envision their design ideas and their belongings in the home. It should look like a showroom, not the morning after a New Year’s Eve party.
The inside of your home isn’t the only place you will want to declutter. You will want to completely clean out your garage. It should be spotless and not filled with old winter tires, boxes, rusty old bicycles and bits of old unwanted appliances and furniture you don’t want but never got around to throwing up.
It follows that you will also want to give your property a good clean up with some simple landscaping. If that old shed is filled with yard junk and is beginning to show its age, then it’s time to tear it down and replace it with a flower bed. New buyers will want to view your outdoor property the same way as the inside: as a showroom where they picture themselves sitting outside and entertaining their friends, and not thinking about how they have to tear down an old basketball hoop or get rid of a broken fire pit.
Spring is almost here, and it is a perfect time to get started on these projects so your home is ready for sale in a few months. You can get started inside while the weather is still warming up, and work your way outside when the ground has thawed to tear down that shed and plant some new flowers.
All of this decluttering is going to mean that you will require a roll-off disposal bin, and we have 4 sizes to choose from. Depending on the size of your home, and how much stuff you want to get rid of, you will more than likely need one of our larger 16 yard or 20 yard bins. We can place it anywhere on your property that has a flat hard surface, and we will schedule deliveries and pickups at your convenience when it is full.