What to know before listing your house

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Exterior renovations could add value to a home and give it that coveted “wow” factor.

Putting a house on the market is a big decision and comes with a seemingly endless list of decisions.

Homeowners can choose to put minimal work into their residences and list them “as-is” or they can maximize their profit potential by making repairs and updating the look of the house.

Patrick McCarran has worked in real estate, including as a Realtor, in East County for two decades. He said creating curb appeal – from the sidewalk, through the house and to the back yard – creates what he calls the “wow factor.”


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