748 East Argonne (5)

The kitchen from our East Argonne Project

How to Make Your House Sell Fast! Pt. 1: The Kitchen

When you list your house, not just your realtor can help you sell your house fast. There are always things you can do yourself to help out! There are all sorts of little tricks and tips that we’ll tell you about. They’re all easy things to do that may just be that extra push a buyer needed to fall in love with the place. Of course, the kitchen is a major part of any house. So it makes sense that displaying a great kitchen will really help you sell a house fast. Maybe your kitchen is already a strength of your home or maybe it could use some improvement, but don’t worry. These few tips are great ways anybody can help sell a house fast, or faster.

Tip 1: Set the Table

While just a little thing, if you put out the table mats with a plate,  fork, knife and couple of spoons, you can make your kitchen area look a lot better. Doing this would give a buyer walking through your home a glimpse of what it would be like if they lived there. They’d start thinking about what they would look like at that dinner table in that house.

Tip 2: Put Away Appliances

5447 Eichelberger (45)

Table is set at our Eichelberger Project

By putting away the toaster or coffee maker in a cabinet, you may be surprised how much more space the counter tops seem to have. Again, while it’s still such a small trick, giving the look of more space can’t possibly hurt. It will only help. If you have lots of space though, maybe keeping your nicest appliances out could benefit.

Tip 3: A Good Smell

This is probably one not often thought of. Make your kitchen smell good. The latest spring-smelling air freshener may not be the best you can do though. You could even try cooking some food right before a showing to get a good scent in the room.

12219 Hillcrest (53HDR)

Hillcrest’s spotless kitchen

Tip 4: Clean

This one’s a no-brainer. Make sure your counters are clean. Spotlessly clean. Be sure the sink doesn’t have anything in it. And then double check.


These are just 4 tips to help your kitchen when you try to sell a house fast. There are always more ideas!

This is just PART 1 of our How to Make Your House Sell Fast tips! Next tips will cover Bedrooms!

By | 2017-12-05T08:24:35+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|Categories: 1. STL Real Estate|