10 Things to do before you list your home
Air out your home
Pet and smoking odors can turn a buyer off.
Clean or replace carpet
If the carpet is at the end of it's life, it's time for new. Now is the time. Waiting can cost you money off the sale of the house.
Wash windows - inside and out
Let the light shine in.
Trim trees and shrubs
Trees hanging over a roof and shrubs growing over the walk way are a no, no. Time to trim them back.
Wash/clean curtains, draperies and blinds
Curtains, draperies and blinds don't get cleaned very often and can smell like dust.
Clean kitchen counter tops off
Removing items that you don't use on a daily basis will help make the kitchen look bigger.
New light bulbs or fixtures
Light bulbs that match in color and in watts.
Paint interior walls a neutral color
Neutral colors help make a room look bigger.
Remove clutter from each room
Now is the time to start packing up the items that you don't use on a regular basis. Removing clutter from each room with help make a room look larger.