Paula’s Tips For Home Sellers
- Everything from floors, moulding and windows must be spotless and remember to clean the oven and all other major appliances.
- Skylights, ceiling fans and light fixtures should be crystal-clear too. Do not forget to make bathrooms shine!
- Eliminate the offensive odors, they’re the first thing buyers notice and are often a permanent turnoff.
Remove the Clutter
- Put away small kitchen appliances and other items that are sitting on countertops and tables.
- Scale back on your furniture, when a room is packed with furniture, it looks smaller and lessens the value of your home to the buyer.
- Remove knick-knacks and photographs from tabletops and shelves.
- Declutter and organize the closets, it makes them look larger.
- If there’s not a reason to leave something sitting around–remove it!
- Mow your lawn and trim your hedges, if flowers or plants don’t surround your home’s entrance, add a pot of bright flowers.
- Make your front entry inviting, decorate it, paint or buy a new door. It’s the first impression a buyer has when they enter your home.
- Store or organize items that make the yard look messy.
- Repair damage wood and repaint or stain.
- Clean the gutters if they are full of leaves, buyers almost always comment about it and they question the home’s maintenance.