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If you are selling your home in California, you should learn about all the costs that may appear. Selling a house is not at all cheap. There are necessary costs that you will incur, from agent commissions and repairs to relocation assistance, you could easily end up paying 10% of the selling value to get the biggest return. If you don’t want any surprises during the sale, here are some essential costs to consider before the sale of your California house. 

Costs to consider before the sale

Before putting your home for sale, you should ensure that it will sell for the highest amount possible. To do so, you have to invest in the presentation of the property. Even though doing things yourself is less expensive, hiring experts can be more efficient. Here are some examples of things you should do, and how much they would cost.


Adding a fresh coat of paint can help raise the value of your home. Any reliable and experienced real estate agent would agree. It gives a fresh, new look that potential buyers want. If you choose to do it by yourself, it will only cost you the paint. But, if you choose to work with professional painters, you might end up paying 3$ per square foot. That can end up being quite a large amount, so it is one of the costs to consider before the sale of your California house. Nova Real Estate has many reputable contractor connections to help you with estimates and scheduling. This will greatly reduce the stress of selling.

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