Get Your Home Ready To Sell

Real Estate

How to Get Your Home Ready To Sell

OUTSIDE

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

Trim hedges, weed the lawn and flowerbeds.  Prune trees. Cut back overgrown shrubbery.

Clean and align gutters and downspouts.  Inspect and clean the chimney.

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

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

Wash the windows inside and out.

INSIDE

Hire a cleaning service to thoroughly clean the interior.

Clear all cobwebs from corners and doorways.

Wash all light switches, handrails and doorknobs.

Paint the walls and ceilings a neutral color (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 shower heads. Unclog slow drains.

Shampoo carpets. Scrub and wax linoleum or wood floors.

Clean out the fireplace and display some logs in it.

Mend torn screens. Clean out all window tracks.

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

Re-nail creaking boards or stairs; lubricate squeaking doors.

Clean all appliances (especially refrigerator and oven).

Replace old toilet seats and shower curtains.

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