Fixer upper, tear-down, completely updated, pristine - the condition of your house can be a deal-maker or deal-breaker. Proper maintenance of HVAC systems, roof, exterior trim, hot water tanks, appliances is required to get the highest price possible for your home.
2. Amenities and upgrades
Obviously, the more amenities and upgrades your have, such as gourmet kitchen, upgraded bathrooms, light fixtures, fresh interior and exterior paint, flooring and landscaping, the higher price you will get.
This refers not only to your state, city and neighborhood, but also other important factors. Are your on a cove, cul-de-sac or corner lot? Does it face a busy street? Do you have a view? Location in a specific subdivision can yield a different price.