Professional Service with a Personal Touch
Preparing your Home for Showing

With buyers, first impressions count. A small investment in time and money will give your home an edge over other listings in the area when the time comes to show it to a prospective buyer. Here are some suggestions that will help you to get top market value:

General Maintenance   Curb Appeal
· Oil squeaky doorknobs   · Cut lawns
· Tighten doorknobs   · Trim shrubs
· Replace burned out light bulbs   · Weed and edge
· Clean and repair windows   · Pick up any litter
· Touch up chipped paint   · Clear walk and driveway
· Repair cracked plaster   · Repair gutters and eaves
· Repair leaking taps and toilets   · Touch up exterior paint
Spic and Span   The Buying Atmosphere
· Shampoo carpets   · Be absent during showings
· Clean washer, dryer and tubs   · Turn on all lights
· Clean furnace   · Open drapes in the day time
· Clean fridge and stove   · Play quiet background music
· Clean and freshen bathrooms    
· Keep pets outdoors    
The First Impression   The Spacious Look
· Clean and tidy entrance   · Clear stairs and halls
· Functional doorbell   · Store excess furniture
· Polish door hardware   · Clear counters and stove
· Make closets neat and tidy