It’s always good to enhance the exterior and interior of your home before listing it for sale. But that doesn’t mean you have to start major and/or expensive project.
A bit of effort can greatly upsurge the perceived value of your home.
Following are some easy steps to increase the perceived value of your home and make a great impression:
Trim lawn, hedges and shrubs regularly
Weed and edge gardens
Clean driveway and clear up oil spills
Clean out garage
Touch up paint
Plant colorful, inexpensive flowers in pots if necessary
At the Front Door
Clean porch and foyer
Ensure doorbell works
Repair any broken screens
Fresh paint or varnish front door
Repair door locks and key access
Create a Buying Mood
Create a fresh ambiance
Turn on lights
Turn on air conditioner/heater
Open the drapes
Light the fireplace
Clear halls and stairs of clutter
Store surplus furniture
Clear kitchen counter and stove top
Get rid of unnecessary clothing and stuff from closets.
Remove empty boxes and containers
Pack away personal photographs so that buyers can imagine the house as theirs
Repair leaking taps and toilets
Clean furnace and filters
Tighten door knobs and latches
Repair cracked plaster
Apply fresh coat of paint to required area
Clean and repair windows
Repair seals around tubs and basins
Replace defective light bulbs
Oil squeaking doors
Repair squeaking floor boards
Clean and freshen bathrooms
Clean fridge and stove (in and out)
Clean around heating vents
Clean washer and dryer
Clean carpets, drapes and window blinds
Eliminate pet odors and stains
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John Rossi Sales Representative
RE/MAX West Realty Inc. Brokerage Independently owned and operated
96 Rexdale Blvd. West , Toronto, Ontario M9W 1N7
Direct 416-578-7675Toll: 1-888-507-0817 ask for John Rossi And I will get right back to you.