Preparing Your Home to Sell

maintenance
You want the first impression of your home to be a favourable one. A small investment in time and money will give your home an edge over other listings in the area when the time comes to show it to a prospective buyer. Here are some suggestions that will help you to get top market value: General Maintenance
  • Oil squeaky doors
  • Tighten doorknobs
  • Replace burned out lights
  • Clean and repair windows
  • Touch up chipped paint
  • Repair cracked plaster
  • Repair leaking taps and toilets
Curb Appeal
  • Cut lawns
  • Trim shrubs and lawns
  • Weed and edge gardens
  • Pick up any litter
  • Clear walk and driveway of leaves
  • Repair gutters and eaves
  • Touch up exterior paint
Spic and Span
  • Shampoo carpets
  • Clean washer, dryer, and tubs
  • Clean furnace
  • Clean fridge and stove
  • Clean and freshen bathrooms
The Buying Atmosphere
  • Be absent during showings
  • Turn on all lights
  • Light fireplace
  • Open drapes in the day time
  • Play quiet background music
  • Keep pets outdoors
The First Impression
  • Clean and tidy entrance
  • Functional doorbell
  • Polish door hardware
  • Paint doors, railings, etc. as necessary
The Spacious Look
  • Clear stairs and halls
  • Store excess furniture
  • Clear counters and stove
  • Make closets neat and tidy

TINA ABERNETHY

SALES REPRESENTATIVE

185 Church St,

Bowmanville, ON

L1C1T8

Direct: 905-243-4311

[email protected]


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