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Tips for Selling Your Home

TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR HOME

Tips for Selling your Home

GENERAL

  • A fresh coat of paint is fast, easy and affordable - consider repainting the kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms and other areas.
  • Use a neutral color scheme when making any decorating choices
  • Neatness makes a home look bigger; avoid clutter
  • Avoid too many personal items such as family photos
  • Cleanliness counts
  • Make sure all closets and shelving units are straightened

KITCHEN

  • Make sure it is bright and attractive
  • Consider new window treatments
  • if the flooring is badly worn, replace it
  • Replace any loose or cracked tiles on counters and walls
  • Avoid leaving dirty dishes in the kitchen sink or on the counters
  • Clean and uncluttered counters add a sense of spaciousness
  • Remove any appliances or decorative items from counters

BATHROOMS 

  • Repair any dripping faucets 
  • Always hang fresh, clean towels in the bathrooms
  • Remove any stains from toilets, sinks, bathtubs and showers
  • Clean this room every morning
  • Updating old fictures can make a big difference
  • Unclog sinks, bathtubs or showers that drain slowly

LIVING AREAS

  • Make sure wall surfaces are in good shape
    • Repair all creacks and nail holes
  • make sure the windows are in good condition; replace craced or broken glass, torn screens and wash the windows
  • Also, make sure windows open and close smoothly
  • Check ceilings for leak stains
  • Replace faded curtains or bedspreads
  • If you have a fireplace, clean it out and put in fresh logs
  • Replace burned-out bulbs and make sure light switches work
  • Clean floors and vacuum rugs and carpeting
  • Fix any doors or sliding glass doors that stick
  • Keep toys inside children's rooms in orderly fashion

GARAGE

  • Clean out your garage
  • Dispose of anything that you are not going to move
  • Make sure the garage door opener is in good working condition

OUTSIDE

  • Make sure the front door and entry area are clean
  • Repaint the front door if necessary
  • Keep the lawn and shrubs trimmed and neat looking
  • The proper landscaping can add an attractive and inviting touch
  • Sweep walkways and driveways
  • Consider painting or touching up your house
  • Check the roof and gutters
 
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