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Small tips that help sell your home:

Outside Appeal

  • Trim shrubs and mow lawn
  • Weed flower beds and plant flowers
  • Clean porch lights, replace light bulbs
  • Power wash siding if necessary
  • Clean roof, gutters and downspouts
  • Paint front door if necessary
  • Clean screens and windows
  • Make sure the garage-door opener functions properly
  • Remove excess lawn furniture
  • Ensure exterior doors and locks work smoothly
  • If you have a pool, make it crystal clear
  • Repair any loose boards on fence

Inside Appeal

  • Refresh paint where necessary
  • Clean windows to let the light in
  • Clean/polish floors
  • Replace burned out light bulbs, brighten lighting with more powerful bulbs
  • Make sure doors are operating properly
  • Clean fireplace, lay logs for fire
  • Straighten all closets and declutter
  • Vacuum/shampoo rugs
  • Tidy up/discard what you are not going to move
  • Clean ventilating hood/fan
  • Clear off countertops to make kitchen look spacious and neat
  • Make sure drawers slide smoothly
  • Stack items neatly in cabinets
  • Put out fresh towels in baths
  • Clean bath fixtures, sinks, tubs, toilets
  • Clean or replace shower curtains
  • Clean television screens
  • Polish furniture
  • Clean glass in china cabinets
  • Tidy up laundry area