Preparing Your House for Showing

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

Here are some suggestions that should help you get top market value: 


General Maintenance

  • Oil Squeaky Doors
  • Tighten Door Knobs
  • Replace Burned Out Lights
  • Clean and Repair Windows
  • Touch Up Chipped Paint
  • Repair Cracked Plaster
  • Repair Leaking Taps and Toilets

The Buyers Atmosphere

  • Be Absent During Showings
  • Turn on All Lights
  • Light Fireplace
  • Open Drapes in Daytime
  • Play Quiet Background Music
  • Keep Pets Outdoors

The First Impressions

  • Clean and Tidy Entrance
  • Functional Doorbell
  • Polish Door Hardware
  • If Spring/Summer Add Flowers

Curb Appeal

  • Cut Lawn
  • Trim Shrubs & Flowers
  • Weed & Edge Gardens
  • Pick Up Litter
  • Touch Up Exterior
  • Repair Gutters & Eaves
  • Clean Walkways & Driveway

Spic and Span

  • Shampoo Carpets
  • Clean Washer/ Dryer Tubs
  • Clean & Service Furnace
  • Service Hot Water Heater
  • Clean Refrigerator & Stove
  • Clean & Freshen Bathrooms

The Spacious Look

  • Clear Stairs & Hallways
  • Store Excess Furniture
  • Clear Counters & Stove
  • Make Closets Neat & Tidy

Find our how much your property is worth

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Buying a Home, From Home 

You can take advantage of all-time low interest rates and do much of the home buying process from the comfort of your home. As our nation deals with the threat of COVID-19, I'm offering the following services to maintain your health, safety, and peace of mind. 

Virtual Tours

I'm happy to preview homes you are interested in by offering a virtual tour. Ask questions during a live video tour or I can send you a recording! 

Email Notes and Seller Disclosures

Often, there are seller disclosures and notes associated with a listing that are not available to consumers. I can email you details about your top listings. 

Private Showing

With regard to social distancing, we can set up a private showing to ensure no other potential buyers are viewing the home at the same time. 

With interest rates at an all-time low, it is a great time to buy! And with today's technology, much of the process can be done from your home. Please feel free to reach out with any questions.