Preparing to Sell

You’ll want to impress potential buyers to get the highest price for your home when you put it on the market.  Use this handy checklist to prepare your home to sell.   Remember, you only get one chance to make a first impression!

First Impressions Count

Trim the Landscaping
Mow the Yard
Clear the Sidewalks
Clean the Windows
Plant Fresh Flowers

Clean, Clean, and Clean Again

Dust Furniture, Fans, and Light Fixtures
Sweep and Mop Floors
Deep Clean Carpets and Remove Any Stains

Rearrange and DeClutter

Remove Knick Knacks from around the House
Clean Off Countertops
Start Packing Away Non-Essential Items
Remove Dark Curtains or Window Treatments
Rearrange Furniture to Create the Most Space

Make Minor Repairs

Patch Any Holes
Fix Any Leaky Faucets
Replace Burned-Out Light Bulbs
Repair/Replace Cracked Tile or Broken Windows
RePaint to Neutral Colors