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SELLERS: How to Easily Increase the Value of Your
Whether you just want your house to look better or you are
serious about getting your house ready for potential buyers to start viewing
your house to purchase,
Here are 38 valuable tips to get you on your way:
the exterior of your home to make it look cleaner and years younger. If your home has been painted within the
last few months, have the trim painted again. The fresh smell of paint to
the buyer shows that the seller has put forth effort to prepare the home
shrubs, especially around walkways.
extra cars down the street.
4.Sweep debris from sidewalks, patios, and
the front walkway.
away all toys, skateboards and bicycles.
rusted swing sets and worn out patio furniture.
firewood off the ground and away from the house. On a termite inspection, firewood
stacked next to the house might be listed as conducive to termite
sure the roof is in good condition.
the lawn frequently. Weed and plant
10.Clean all windows and repair any
11.Keep pets out of the way.
12.Clean up oil stains on the driveway.
13.Water yard only in the early morning
or late evening to avoid water being tracked inside the home.
14.Move trashcans from out front of the
house and out of walkways.
15.Clean the gutters.
16.Repair sprinkler heads so that the
yard doesn’t develop brown spots.
17.Put away all dishes, toasters,
blenders, etc. from kitchen counters to create the illusion of spaciousness.
18.Organize the laundry room. Clean all clothing or keep it neatly in
baskets or hampers.
19.Bathrooms should sparkle. Clean the faucets. If the shower curtain is worn, buy a new one.
20.All flooring should be cleaned and
21.Make the beds.
22.Remove all clothes from chairs or
23.Remove unnecessary furniture items to
create space. This will make your rooms
24.Keep appliances, air conditioner and
heater in perfect working order.
25.Seal or calk windows, tubs, showers
26.Clean ashes from the fireplace.
27.Open drapes and blinds, and turn on
all the lights.
28.Store away extra clothes and shoes so
closets appear larger.
29.Remove knickknacks that look
30.Remove potentially offensive posters
31.Put toys away in the kids’ bedrooms.
32.Move any valuable figurines or
artwork that could accidentally get knocked over.
33.Place fresh flowers and plants
throughout the home.
34.Keep pet areas clean and odor free.
35.Secure jewelry, cash, and
prescription medication out of sight and out of reach.
36.Remove any extension cords or phone
cords that might present a walking hazard.
37.Make sure that the temperature inside
your home is comfortable during showings.
38.Be sure to place jewelry or any other
valuables in a safe deposit box.
Choosing your Agent wisely. Any agent
will show enthusiasm and will want to list your house for sale but choose your
agent based upon
Experience at listing
and marketing houses for sale.
Ability to use
technology to market your house world wide to buyers 24/7.
Reviewing with you a
comprehensive Marketing Analysis of home sales in your area.
Ability to offer a
written detailed 30-DAY
MARKETING PLAN that will get your
house sold at the highest possible price.
with a full-time professional real estate agent is a must. Choose your agent by asking questions of him
or her. Find out how knowledgeable they
are about houses currently for sale in your price range and also of houses that
have recently sold. Can your agent recommend a good
lender that has the reputation of excellent customerservice and low rates to assist your new buyer with financing? A good listing agent can get your house sold
quickly at TOP DOLLAR and help you find a new home.
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