7 ways to dress up your home for a faster sale

Smart moves to attract buyers

Selling your home is stressful enough without having it languish on the market.

In the prime house-selling months of 2013, nearly half of all homes for sale sold in less than a month, according to the National Association of Realtors. Historically, the median time on the market is more than two months.

But if you ignore some basics about presentation, you could find your house remains unsold while similar homes are snapped up by eager buyers.

We consulted with real estate experts on easy, quick and frequently inexpensive ways you can make your home more attractive to house shoppers.

Many of these fixes require a bit of elbow grease. But if it makes the difference in how fast you can move on and move out, that shouldn’t be a huge deal.

Follow these 7 ways to dress up your home for a faster sale.

By Darci Swisher
Interest.com Contributing Editor