Curb appeal is an important aspect to selling your home. If you are planning improvements, think about ways to make your property look good from the street. Some suggestions include new light fixtures, new or painted front doors and improved landscaping in front. First impressions count.
Obtain the necessary paper work so your are prepared if you have a potential buyer. Many ask the attorney they plan on hiring for an 'offer to purchase' form to have available if a serious buyer comes your way. Please see our Resource page as we have a web page with Wisconsin forms and Steps for buying/selling written by a local attorney.
Read "How to Handle Paperwork" on this web page.
Obtain books from the library or book store that walk you through the proper paperwork and selling procedures.
PROPERTY CONDITIONS REPORT. There are laws that protect consumers from being deceived during a house sale. All sellers are required to "disclose" any known conditions affecting the property before the sale is closed. If the plumbing has been a problem, the roof leaks, the facts are disclosed to the potential buyer. Ultimately, the disclaimer protects the buyer as well as the seller. There are no secrets or deceptions happening regarding the condition of the property.