Tips for Home Sellers!

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Are you thinking about selling your home? We’ve prepared a checklist to help you prepare your house to sell for top dollar! Here are some things to consider:

  • Landscaping
    • Keep lawn edged, cut, and watered
    • Trim hedges, prune trees
    • Place potted seasonal flowers near the front entrance
    • Sweep sidewalks
  • Exterior
    • Install clearly readable, elegant house numbers
    • Check foundation, steps, and walkways for cracks
    • Inspect doors and windows for peeling paint
    • Clean and straighten gutters
    • Replace damaged roof shingles
    • Apply a fresh coat of paint to the front door
  • Interior
    • Replace cracked floors and/or counter tiles
    • Patch holes in walls
    • Replace burned-out bulbs
    • Fix doors that don’t close cleanly (including cabinets)
    • Fix or replace leaky faucets
    • Replace damaged windows
    • Switch outdated appliances
  • Cleaning
    • Clean walls thoroughly
    • Wash windows inside and out
    • Re-caulk, showers, tubs, and sinks
    • Polish faucets and mirrors
    • Clean out refrigerator
    • Wax the floors

Most of all, make sure you have fun! You’re entering a┬ánew chapter of your life and that is exciting! If you need help, then let us know!

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