Get Your Home Ready To Sell

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Get Your Home Ready To Sell

All these tips will help improve Curb Appeal and make your home look clean and maintenance free.

 Practice thorough yard maintenance.  Clean up leaves and branches, trim bushes, add a flower pot with blooms at the front entrance. Sweep the walks and driveway.

Reseal cracks in concrete areas.

Power-wash the exterior especially the front door. If the door looks drab, repaint it and maybe add new hardware,

Clean and align gutters and downspouts.

Clean the chimney. Home buyers will want to know when it was last cleaned. Clean out the fireplace.

Remove oil stains from driveway and garage.

Wash windows. Mend torn screens. Clean out window tracks.

Thoroughly clean the interior. All the appliances, including stove and refrigerator. Clear away all cobwebs. Wash all light switches, handrails and doorknobs.

Repair any plumbing issue, drippy faucets and showerheads,  Unclog slow drains. replace toilet seats and shower curtains.

Shampoo carpets, scrub and wax linoleum and wood floors.

Replace burned-out light bulbs. If you can afford, upgrade lighting fixtures. 

Renail creaking boards or stairs; lubricate squeaking doors.

All these are a great start!  Can you think of any other things?