Tips On Improving Your Home
|Tidy up the grounds-porches-garage. Keep
lawn trimmed and edged. Make
sure that your
yard is clean of refuse.
Your front door gives a vital first
impression while a prospect waits for you to
answer the bell. Be sure it is scrubbed
clean or painted if necessary.
Dress windows in freshly laundered
If any decoration is needed (especially
kitchen) do it now! $100 worth of paint
may balance $500 in a price cut.
Bathrooms help sell homes. Make this room sparkle.
Keep all steps clear of
Don't forget to have all light sockets
filled with bulbs. Illumination is like a welcome
sign. Theh potential buyer will fell a
growing warmth when you turn on all your
lights for an evening inspection.
dishes, put away clothes, straighten up newspapers, etc.
Make up beds with
Keep pets out of the way when showing.
(One type of prospect is
annoyed-another's attention is
Avoid having too many people present
during inspections. The potential buyer will
feel like an intruder and will hurry
through the house. Do not allow children to
tag along on the visitor's tour.
apologize for appearance. It only accentuates or distracts.
Never try to sell
furniture to a customer before the deal is completed.