Buying a home is usually an emotional experience.

People make the decision to purchase based upon their “feelings”. The subconscious appeal that you create may affect your sale price and help you sell more quickly and at a better price.

Yard Area

  • Keep lawn clean, neat, cut and trimmed
  • Accent entry with colorful flowers
  • Ensure toys, garden tools, etc. are out of sight
  • Keep pool and spa clean
  • If winter, keep sidewalks & driveway shoveled and clear of snow & ice
  • If winter, put out photos of yard & garden in summertime

Exterior

  • Fresh paint if necessary, especially on trim and entry door
  • Achieve maximum brightness with clean windows and screens
  • Entry lights bright and in working order
  • Patio furniture clean and attractively arranged
  • Pet areas clean and odor free
  • Concrete areas clean and cracks repaired

Interior

  • Carpet and flooring clean or replaced
  • Walls clean, touched up if necessary
  • Good ventilation throughout house
  • Shiny clean baths, kitchen, mirrors and appliances
  • Remove clutter from kitchen and bathroom countertops
  • High intensity bulbs in lighting fixtures for extra brightness
  • Repair or replace handles, towel racks, knobs

Garage, Closets & Storage Areas

  • Reduce cluttered appearances
  • Neatly organized and clean

Showings

  • Open blinds & curtains and turn on lights for maximum brightness
  • Take pets for a walk
  • If possible, leave during a showing

The best way to sell your property quickly is to create an atmosphere that will charm buyers and make them want to live in your house!