At the same time you think about all changes needed
outside your front door, try to observe
the interior of your home from the buyer's point of view. A good
real estate agent can advise you of possible improvements that will
attract more potential buyers.
Cleaning Make sure
your house is as clean as possible. A clean home look
Clean each room thoroughly
Keep kitchen spotless
Thoroughly clean range/oven, refrigerator and other
Clean and freshen bathrooms
Replace old toilet seats and shower curtains
Keep laundry items in closed basket
Clean or replace carpets, drapes and window blinds
Replace old bedspreads
Make sure to remove odors caused by pets, smoking
Space Making your
house more spacious is a key factor when selling your
Consider holding a garage sale prior to showing
Remove unnecessary furniture to help make each room
appear more spacious
Clear halls and stairs of clutter
Remove empty boxes and containers
Clear out accumulated items from closets, cabinets
and under counters
Clean out the garage
Remove all clutter (garden tools, toys, etc.)
Maintenance Little problems
can leave a wrong image to potential buyers about maintenance
of larger items such as air conditioner, pluming, etc.
Leave the house Home buyers feel
uncomfortable about opening closet doors and remaining for
a really good look at the house if the seller is home.
Take your pets with you Pets can
scare some people and irritate others.
Repair dripping faucets and leaking toilets
Replace faulty wall switches and outlets
Touch up paint
Clean and repair windows
Repair seals around tubs and sinks
Replace burned-out light bulbs
Oil squeaking doors
Tighten loose cabinet knobs
Fasten loose tread plates
Make repairs where needed
a list of objectives and choose what needs to be done first.
Consult with an experienced real estate agent to learn
what improvements will make your home more marketable in
comparison to similar properties on the market in your area.
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or surrounding areas?
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