How To Enhance The Value Of Your Home At Little Or No Cost

     With buyers, first impressions always count. A small investment in time and money will give your home an edge over the other listings in your area.

General Maintenance
Oil squeaky doors
Tighten door knobs
Replace burned out light bulbs
Clean and repair windows
Touch up chipped paint
Repair cracked plaster
Clean furniture
Repair leaking taps and toilets
Repair seals on tubs and basins

Curb Appeal
Cut lawns
Trim shrubs and lawns
Weed and edge gardens
Plant flowers for more color
Repair fencing
Pick up any litter
Clean walks and driveway of leaves or snow
Repair gutters and eaves
Clean out garage
Touch up exterior paint

Spic and Span
Shampoo carpets
Clean washer, dryer & stationary tubs
Clean fridge and stove
Clean and freshen bathrooms

The Buying Atmosphere
Arrange to be absent from your home during showings
Turn on all lights
Light fireplace
Open drapes in the daytime
Have quiet background music playing
Keep pets outdoors (if possible)

The Spacious Look
Clean clutter from stairs and halls
Store excess furniture
Clear counters and stove
Closets should be neat and tidy

The First Impression
Clean and tidy entrance
Functional doorbell
Polish any door hardware
Put out a nice welcome mat