How to Increase Your Home’s Appeal to Buyers

How to Increase Your Home’s Appeal to Buyers

 

Exterior

• Keep the grass cut, hedges trimmed, and leaves raked
• Keep landscaping clean and simple
• Pressure wash the house
• Put a fresh coat of paint/stain on the front door
• Clean all of the windows and shutters
• Keep the gutters cleaned out
• If your home has a front porch, keep it clean and free of clutter
• If your driveway is gravel, make sure it is smoothed out. If your driveway is paved, fill in any large holes present.

 

Interior

• Keep carpets vacuumed
• Keep hardwood/laminate floors swept
• Keep tile floors swept and mopped
• Clean all of the windows
• Clean the baseboards
• Dust any crown-molding
• Keep furniture dusted
• Keep kitchen surfaces clean
• Keep kitchen appliances clean. If kitchen appliances are stainless steel, ensure they are free of fingerprints
• Keep the house picked up
• If there are pets present indoors, keep their toys picked up, bedding clean, litterbox clean etc.