When preparing for your next showing or open house, I would recommend making sure you have the these things where only you can find them! Medications Electronics – as much as possible Bills and Personal/Financial information Valuables – Money, Jewelry, etc. Any type of weapon I have a conversation with every seller about how best to handle these very personal items.
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Unlock to Allow the Look
Buyers want to see it all. If there is a particular reason for a something being locked, explain why before the showing. Otherwise, make sure there is access to it. Among the items that that are common key requests… 1. Sheds 2. Closets 3. Cabinets…
5 Great Space Creators
Here are my top 5 great things to do to create better space in a room for your next showing: Furniture. Relocate or remove it if it is preventing a prospective buyer from seeing a great feature or obstructing a pathway. Cabinets and Shelving. Creating…
Do They Add to or Subtract from the Room?
We are talking about window treatments – curtains, valances, blinds and anything else that is used to decorate a window. This item can either truly uplift a room when done right or be such a negative distraction that the buyer greatly discounts what the room…
5 Things That Cost Less Than $5
And can improve the look or condition of your home… 1. Shower liner – It is very common for mold to collect over time on your shower liner. 2. Air filter Replace or clean once a month and your AC will be running well for doing…
5 Ways to Get Your House Clean!
1. Hire someone or a service to come in for regular visits. Can’t afford that? Hire them to come in for a one time deep clean and then maintain that. 2. Ask for help from a family member/friend. For those of you that have family…
It is rare that some sprinkler system issue doesn’t come up at an inspection. Here are 5 common ones: Watering the house Broken sprinkler head Weak water pressure Buried sprinkler head Panel not working It is so important to turn your sprinkler system on manually…
(non)Obvious Odor Offenders
When selling your home you have to really pay attention to so much more. Part of that includes things that can cause offending odors in your home that you may not be aware of. Here are my top 5 that are worth paying extra attention…
One Day Wonders
If you had a day to do one thing to significantly improve the look of your property what would it be? Not sure. No worries, I actually have 5 things for you. Each of these take about a day to get done and will give…