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How To Prepare Your Home For Sale

January 6, 2015 - Updated: January 6, 2015

Cathy’s Top Ten List

On How To Prepare Your Home For Sale

Start with a smile on your face, then…

#10

Clean out old toys, sports equipment, and boxes which have collected over the years.

#9

Declutter bookshelves, closets and visible storage spaces.

#8

Minimize or eliminate all personal photos or kitchy keepsakes from plain view.

#7

Repair any leaky faucets, broken light bulbs, windows and skylights and marble counters.

#6

Buff woodfloors, replace worn carpet and repair badly scuffed walls and touch up trim.

#5

Clean out closets and remove most of the clothes and shoes to give an appearance of space.

#4

Consult with a stager, who can be recommended by your Realtor.

#3

Ask your gardener to clean old leaves and debris from your yard, balconies and garden. Place flowers at front entrance.

#2

Have your exterior and interior windows cleaned, as well as draperies and shutters, if needed.

And the #1 thing you should do to prepare your home for sale is….

Bake some chocolate chip cookies, sit back and relax, and let your listing agent do the rest.


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