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You only get one chance at a first impression, make it a good one!
To get ready to sell your home, there are things you can do that make a big difference, without spending a lot of money. Check out these ideas to make your home memorable. You’ll need to do the work yourself, but the payoff will be worth it!
Mow the lawn, remove weeds from beds, edge driveway, walkways, and beds and put down fresh pinestraw. Mulch is one of the most inexpensive ways to make a big change in the look of your yard. You can also plant a few flowers in the beds or in pots set in the beds.
Sweep off dirt and spider webs, touch up paint on the trim and repaint the front door. Add a pot of flowers to the steps or porch.
Touch up paint on interior trim and doors. Even when the wall paint looks good, a fresh coat on the trim can make a big difference.
Clean the carpet. Have it stretched if there are loose areas.
This goes for all areas, inside and out. Look at your home as a buyer. Remove the magnets from the refrigerator, clear off the countertops and extra kitchen tools, and go room by room to see what you can store, give away, sell or rearrange. Make every room as spacious as possible, and stage to show a good use for any extra spaces.
The cooking or pet odors that you’re accustom to may be offensive to potential buyers. Make sure the kitchen and bathrooms are spotless. Clean the windows and mop the floors.
Each home is different and there are things we all may need to consider when getting our home ready for sale. You may like these articles for more suggestions on getting your home in good shape.