Ways to Make Your House Market-Ready During COVID-19

Were you planning to sell your house before COVID-19 hit? Read how you can make improvements to your home to make it buyer-ready while you have the time.

The state-wide stay-at-home order has given homeowners the time to implement those long-awaited improvements. While sheltering in place, consider revamping your house in Arizona to make it buyer-ready once the housing market rebounds. We have compiled a list of helpful remodeling tips to increase your home’s value and overall aesthetic. This will ensure that your Arizona home stands out when you are ready to put it on the market.


A simple and inexpensive way to enhance your home in Arizona is to get painting! Pick neutral colors that are buyer-friendly and that will open up the spaces in your house. Avoid flashy or trendy shades when selecting your palate in order to appeal to a wider range of buyers.


When buyers are looking at homes, they want to be able to envision themselves living there. An easy way to create a desirable space is to clean out and organize closets and drawers. Shelving and organizing systems can be ordered online and installed without much hassle. All personal items and photos can be stowed away as well, prior to showing the house.


Keeping your house sanitary is a top priority in today’s climate. Consider taking your cleaning routine a step further by tackling baseboards, grout, carpets, and light fixtures. Break out the heavy-duty cleaning supplies and make sure the house is spotless before buyers view the space. This will prove to potential buyers that the house has been well-taken care of and is move-in ready.

Exterior improvements 

A buyer’s first impression is the exterior of your house, condo, or patio home. In order to boost its curb appeal while quarantining, complete simple landscaping tasks. These can include, planting hearty annuals, trimming foliage, and removing dead weeds or branches. This will instantly improve how your house looks from the street. Adding a seating area or other furniture will make your home appear welcoming and inviting as well.

Backyard maintenance 

When people are preparing to buy houses in Arizona, they often look for swimming pools. Pools are large selling points, especially in the hot, summer months. Make sure your pool water is as clear as it can be and that your backyard is maintained and well-staged. Skimming your pool’s surface for debris and scraping the calcium from your pool tile will instantly improve the look and quality of your area. Check to ensure that any water features are functioning properly because this can be another selling point for buyers.

Take advantage of your free time by preparing your home for potential buyers. Not only will these enhancements improve your chances of selling, but they will also make your home a more enjoyable place for you and your family to live while quarantining. All Homes AZ is looking forward to assisting you in selling when the time comes. Contact us today to learn more about our services!

How to Boost Your Curb Appeal

Arizona home with landsacping

Phoenix home buyers are always looking for homes that offer something different than the rest. Whether you’re selling your home or simply trying to improve its overall aesthetic, boosting your curb appeal can be a major improvement on the overall value. You could become the envy of the entire neighborhood with just a few upgrades.


Front Yard Design

Because it’s difficult to have a green lawn in Arizona, desert dwellers are forced to get creative with their front yard landscapes. Many opt in for rocks and foliage to decorate the front of their homes. This is an attractive, low-maintenance way to improve the way your home is viewed from the street. We recommend combining various sizes of landscaping rocks to create unique designs that give your yard dimension. Add traditional Arizona foliage like red Bird of Paradise or popular annuals like desert bluebell. Finish the look with native cacti, including saguaros, barrel cacti and prickly pear.


Real grass is hard to maintain in the desert, but that doesn’t mean you have to eliminate green all together. Consider adding artificial grass to your front home for a lively look with none of the effort. Not only is artificial grass water-friendly, but it also doesn’t need to be mowed. You can have it installed and forget it’s there (except, of course, when the compliments start pouring in).


Outdoor furniture

When experts stage a home, they’ll add furniture in homes to give potential buyers an idea of how they could use the space. Similarly, you should stage your outdoor areas to give guests the best impression of your home. If you have a front patio or visible courtyard, add outdoor furniture in fun colors to stand out from the brown and tan desert landscape. Don’t forget to enjoy these outdoor pieces before it gets too hot.


Exterior Accents

If you’re trying to make your home stand out from the rest on the block, choosing the right accents are the key. You can express yourself and your style using your home as a canvas. Fortunately, there are many ways to express your personal style. Try adding interesting pieces to your home, such as:

  • A large front door
  • A unique paint color
  • Exterior lighting


Boosting your curb appeal doesn’t have to be something done only to sell your home in Phoenix. Add these special features to your home so you can enjoy them yourself. It certainly doesn’t hurt that these updates will also impress family and neighbors. Consider adding these features to your desert home to make sure you stand out.


For a free quote on your home, contact us today.

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