Time to cash out? Regulations bringing you down? If it is time, it is time. In order to achieve your financial objectives, you will want to prepare your facility at least 6 months in advance of putting it on the market. 6 months you ask? I want it sold in 6 months, not just get started in 6 months. Realistically, it won’t sell that quickly. You can expedite things by doing the following activities in order to increase your nursing home value while speeding up the sales process by making it easier for buyers to make their decisions.