STEP 3. DRESS YOUR HOUSE TO SELL-HOW DOES MY HOME STAND UP TO THE COMPETITION?
If you want to get the highest price for your home, start by making sure it looks fantastic both inside and out. Use this checklist. It offers easy improvements that will make a lasting impression to a buyer. Pick the items that most apply to your particular home.
Repaint or touch up trim * Repair/repaint gutters and downspouts * Repair/repaint fences * Remove oil stains from garage floor, paint the garage floor for an added WOW Factor * Wash all windows, make them sparkle * Remove all screens (windows look cleaner) * Trim trees, hedges, shrubs * Mow and edge the grass * Place fresh mulch in all your flowerbeds
15 SECONDS TO MAKE AN IMPRESSION
Make sure doorbell works and is in good repair * Exterior lights, replace any burned out bulbs * Replace welcome mat * Repair/repaint storm door and/or front door * Place a pot of flowers near the front door or in the landscaping to add color * Clear interior entry of all clutter and large furniture pieces that may not fit in the space * Clear and clean out front hall closet
Replace burned-out light bulbs * Clear cobwebs and dead bugs from corners and doorways * Wash light switches, hand rails and doorknobs * Clear and clean all closets * Add “welcoming” touches: potted plants, dried flowers, guest towels
Repaint or touch up walls and ceilings * Repair/replace old moldings *Shampoo carpet and/or wash and wax floors * Remove excess or unattractive furniture * Clean curtains, shutters, blinds * Clean fireplace, mantle, shelving *Replace old bedspreads
Clean or replace faucets and fixtures * Repaint or repaper walls * Thoroughly clean range/oven, refrigerator * and other appliances * Clear out and clean cabinets, drawers and medicine chests * Remove clutter from countertops *Clean or replace curtains * Grout tubs and showers
Professional Staging Company
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