Get Your Home Ready To Sell

Real Estate

Are you thinking of selling your Home? Here is what you can do to ensure Top Dollar!

·         Edge, mow and fertilize the lawn. Reseed sparse areas.

·         Trim hedges, weed lawns and flowerbeds, and prune trees. Cut back overgrown shrubbery.

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

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

·         Remove oil stains from driveway and garage. Keep walks and driveway swept or free of ice.

·         Wash the windows inside and out.

·         Hire a cleaning service to thoroughly clean the interior.

·         Paint the walls and ceilings off white or beige.

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

·         Replace damaged windowpanes, moldings and woodwork.

·         Repair drippy faucets and showerheads. Unclog slow drains.

·         Shampoo carpets, scrub and wax linoleum or wood floors.

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

·         Mend torn screens. Clean out all window tracks.

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

·         Renail creaking boards or stairs; lubricate squeaking doors.

·         Clean all appliances (especially refrigerator and oven).

·         Replace old toilet seats and shower curtains.

·         Clear all cobwebs from corners and doorways.

·         Wash all light switches, handrails and doorknobs.