We all know that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. The same statement is true of your home. For this reason, it’s important to take the steps necessary to maximize your home’s appeal. Consider these helpful tips!

  • Kill mold and mildew on the house, sidewalks, roof, or driveway
  • Stow away unnecessary garden tools
  • Clean windows and gutters
  • Pressure wash dirty siding and dingy decks
  • Edge sidewalks and remove vegetation growing between concrete or bricks
  • Mow the lawn and get rid of weeds
  • Rake and dispose of leaves (even if your lot is wooded)
  • Trim tree limbs that are near or touching the home’s roof


  • Shampoo carpets
  • Clean or paint walls and ceilings
  • Repair any sticking doors, cracked caulking, or torn screens
  • Repair all plumbing leaks, including faucets and drain taps
  • Replace broken tiles
  • Fix or replace discolored grout
  • Remove excessive wall hangings and countertop clutter
  • Replace old lamps or lampshades
  • Buy new display towels for the bathrooms – Turn on lights to provide an optimal ambiance for showings
  • Open the drapes or blinds in the daytime
  • Play quiet background music- Light the fireplace or clean out the ashes and light candles

Not sure what your home needs? Ask us! We’re here to help!

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