The exterior of the home is most likely the first picture that is going to appear online, it’s also the first thing buyers are going to see while driving by. Remove all clutter from lawns, cut grass, edge walks, trim hedges and weed gardens. Plant some colourful flower boxes, Clean up or even add shutters.
Front of House
Paint your front door, fix or wash railings, steps, screens and the front door, clean up and paint all window and door trims too! Having updated modern house numbers, a well lit walkway with an updated welcome mat will give a great first impression.
Walkways, driveways and porches
Side or back doors, clean gutters, wash windows
Straighten up and tidy, paint, fix or wash doors and windows
Repair dripping faucets, leaky toilets, etc.
Replace furnace filters and clean exterior of cooling unit.
Replace all burnt out bulbs, if lightbulbs not working buyers tend to think there is electrical problems
Hallway and Stairs
Remove any and all clutter to give a wide appearance
Oil hinges, tighten door knobs, faucets, etc.
Dust, wash, paint, fix defects as required
Consider Feeling of Spaciousness
Store unneeded items to “enlarge” room sizes