It is estimated that more than half of all houses are sold before the buyers even get out of their cars. So stand across the street from your house and review its curb appeal. 

box.jpg  Sweep front walkway.
box.jpg  Remove newspapers, bikes, and toys.
box.jpg  Park extra cars away from the property.
box.jpg  Trim the shrubs.
box.jpg  Apply fresh, clean paint throughout.
box.jpg  Clean windows and window coverings throughout.
box.jpg  Keep plumbing and all appliances in working order.
box.jpg  Maintain all sealants (window, tub, shower, sink, etc.) in good condition.
box.jpg  Make sure roof and gutters are in good condition; no repairs   needed.
box.jpg  Mow the lawn more frequently and plant flowers.
box.jpg  Keep pet areas clean.




box.jpg  Kitchen and bathroom should shine.
box.jpg  Quick once-over with the vacuum; carpets should be clean.
box.jpg  Place fresh flowers in the main rooms.
box.jpg  Put dishes away, unless setting a formal display for decoration.
box.jpg  Make beds and put all clothes away.
box.jpg  Open drapes and turn on lights for a brighter feel.
box.jpg  Straighten closets.
box.jpg  Put toys away.
box.jpg  Turn off television.
box.jpg  Play soft music on the radio/stereo.
box.jpg  Keep pets out of the way and pet areas clean and odor-free.
box.jpg  Secure jewelry, cash, prescription medication, and other valuables.
box.jpg  Enhance the spaciousness of each room.
box.jpg  Pack away collectibles to allow buyers to envision their own furnishings in the home.




Potential buyers usually feel more comfortable if the owners are not  present.

If people unaccompanied by an agent request to see your property, please refer them to your real estate professional for an appointment.

Leave a number where you can be reached if you are leaving town, even for a weekend.




Phone: 904.707.6548