Tips For Getting Your Home Ready For Sale

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Tips For Getting  Your Home Ready For Sale

* Edge, mow and fertilize the lawn. Reseed sparse areas.

* Trim hedges, weed lawns and flowerbeds, and prune trees. Cut back overgrown shrubbery.

* Reseal cracks in foundation, steps, walkways, walls and patios. Power-wash the exterior.

* Clean and align gutters and downspouts; clean the chimney.

* Remove oil stains from driveway and garage. Keep walks and driveway swept or free of ice.

* Wash the windows inside and out.

* Hire a cleaning service to thoroughly clean the interior.

* Paint the walls and ceilings off white or beige.

* Repair cracks, holes and damage to plaster, wallboard, wallpaper, paint, and tiles.

* Replace damaged windowpanes, moldings and woodwork.

* Repair drippy faucets and showerheads. Unclog slow drains.

* Shampoo carpets, scrub and wax linoleum or wood floors.

* Clean out the fireplace and lay some logs in it.

* Mend torn screens. Clean out all window tracks.

* Replace burned-out light bulbs. Use brighter light bulbs.

* Renail creaking boards or stairs; lubricate squeaking doors.

* Clean all appliances (especially refrigerator and oven).

* Replace old toilet seats and shower curtains.

* Clear all cobwebs from corners and doorways.

* Wash all light switches, handrails and doorknobs.


For more tips or a  personal consultation, call 484 947 3127.

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Bela Vora, R3ALTOR
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