Preparing your home

With buyers, first impressions count! A small investment in time and money will give your home an edge over other listings in the area when it comes time to show it to a prospective buyer. 

Some suggestions that will help get you top market value!

General Maintenance

  • Oil squeaky doors
  • Tighten doorknobs
  • Replace burned-out lights
  • Clean & repair windows
  • Touch up chipped paint
  • Repair cracked plaster
  • Repair leaking taps &  toilets

Spic & Span!

  • Shampoo any carpets
  • Clean washer,dryer & tubs
  • Clean furnace
  • Clean fridge & stove
  • Clean & freshen bathrooms
  • Clean stairs &  hallways
  • Make sure closets are neat & tidy
  • Clear counters & stove
  • Store any excess furniture

Curb Appeal

  • Make sure the grass is cut
  • Trim any shrubs and edge the gardens
  • Pick up any litter on the property
  • Clear walk and driveway of leaves
  • Repair gutters and eaves
  • Touch up exterior paint

First Impressions Count!

 Ensure the entrance is clean & tidy!! This includes polishing & door hardware. Set the mood for potential buyers by being absent for the showings, having the lights on, light the fireplace, open the drapes in the day light, play quiet music in the background & keep any pets outdoors!