Hero Image

Preparing Your Home to Sell

Use Our Expertise to Sell Your Home Quickly!

Using the expertise of your Harcourts Real Estate Network Group Professionals while preparing your property for sale can increase your chances of acheiving a full price offer for your home quickly. Recommendations can be made to help highlight your property’s best features. Here is a list of things you can do to help make your home more appealing and inviting without investing a lot of time or money.

A Clean House Sells

  • Remove any clutter
  • Remove that extra furniture so the rooms appear larger
  • Maximize the lighting in your home
  • Clean the windows inside and out
  • Make sure the mirrors are clean and shiny
  • Open all draperies and blinds
  • Turn on soft background music for showings
  • Turn off computers and televisions to avoid distractions
  • Eliminate pet odors
  • Repair any damage caused by pets
  • Remove or crate pets for showings

Make Kitchens and Baths Appealing

  • Potential buyers are going to look in ovens and micorwaves so be sure they are clean
  • Set the kitchen table for comfort
  • Display an arrangement of fresh flowers
  • Clean bathrooms
  • Eliminate odors
  • Paint if needed
  • Re-caulk around sinks and baths if cracked
  • Add fresh, folded towels in the bathrooms

Curb Appeal

  • Maintain and trim shrubs and bushes
  • Keep your lawn mowed
  • Fresh barkdust can go a long way in your flowerbeds
  • Plant colorful flowers at the front entry
  • Remove any clutter or gardening tools
  • Coil hoses
  • Clean the front door
  • Touch up any outside trim

Looking for a REALTOR?