Get Your Home Ready To Sell

Real Estate

Get Your Home Ready To Sell, here are some helpful things to do. Today's Buyer's have expectations.

l Edge, mow and fertilize the lawn. Reseed or add new sod dead or sparse areas.

l Trim hedges, weed lawns and flower beds, prune trees. Make sure to cut back overgrown bushes.

l Reseal cracks in on stucco, foundation, steps, walkways, walls and patios. Power-wash the exterior.

l Clean and align gutters and downspouts; clean the chimney.

l Remove oil stains from driveway and garage  with a large brush & bleach. Keep walks and driveway swept.

l Wash the windows inside and out.

l Hire a cleaning service to thoroughly clean the interior.

l Paint the walls and ceilings off white or beige.

l Repair cracks, holes and damage to plaster, wallboard, wallpaper, paint, and tiles.

l Remove Cluttered counter's, put everything away out of site.

l Organize your closets and drawers.

l Get your carpets professionally cleaned.

l Clean out the fireplace and lay some logs in it.

l Replace torn screens. Clean out all window tracks.

l Replace burned-out light bulbs. Use brighter light bulbs.

l Fix creaking boards or stairs; lubricate squeaking doors.

l Clean all appliances (especially refrigerator and oven).

l Replace old toilet seats and shower curtains.

l Clear all cobwebs from corners and doorways.

l Wash all light switches, handrails and doorknobs.