Tips for Selling Your Home

Remember the "60-second rule!" You only have one minute to make a winning impression on buyers. The following are some simple but significant ways to maximize your home's appeal.


  • Cut the grass and remove all yard clutter
  • Fix up the garden, apply fresh mulch, and remove weeds
  • Powerwash the exterior
  • Ensure all gutters are functional and clean
  • Apply fresh paint to any fencing
  • Paint the front door
  • Buy a new welcome mat
  • Decorate your front porch or step with potted plants


  • Analyze the furniture in your living room and remove any pieces that make the room look small
  • Remove all clutter, knickknacks, and trash
  • Clean and organize cabinet areas
  • Shampoo the carpets or thoroughly clean hardwood floors
  • Remove any excess decorations
  • Repair any leaking faucets
  • Tighten and clean door handles
  • Clean or paint walls and ceilings
  • Replace broken grout, worn tiles, and damaged countertops

An Extra Special Something

  • Turn on all the lights
  • Open all shutters and windows during the day (if weather permits)
  • Keep pets secured outdoors
  • Buy new towels for bathrooms and bedding for bedrooms
  • Replace old lampshades
  • Play quiet background music
  • If the weather permits, light the fireplace or clean it out and light a candle
  • Infuse home with a comforting smell, such as vanilla or apple spice
  • Set the dining room table for a fancy dinner party
  • Vacate the property!

After you've completed some of the above steps, leave the rest to us! 

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