Once you decide to list your home for sale, you need to start thinking about making it presentable to prospective buyers. One of your first concern should be your home's exterior. In other words, the "curb appeal" of you home. This means the overall look of the house and the landscaping you will see when you drive up to your property.
Remember first impressions are everything. People will want to see what is inside the house if the outside looks good. Otherwise they may just want to dive on to the next home on their list. Or if they do go inside then they will still have to get past a bad first impression, unlikely.
Make sure to trim all trees, shrubs and plant and look appealing. Prepare the front door area have a "Welcome" feeling. A fresh coat of paint on the front door helps this look.
The most important rooms in your home the kitchen and bathrooms, Pay special attention them, so they look clean, bright and modern. It is essential for them to be bright and odor free. Fix leaky faucets and remove mineral stains.
You want your home to look as roomy as possible, store any very large or excess furniture. Counter tops, dressers, tables, and closets should be free of clutter, picture frames and knick-knacks. If you have stored items in your garage, attic, or rent a storage space and store these items there. These areas need to have the impression of space.
Insure that doors and walls and are clean. Take care of any maintenance problem that will detract from your home's appearance, such as cracked windows or wall or ceiling stains and any damaged wall or hardware.
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Keep in mind, that you want your home to look a good as possible to prospective buyers as possible, do not get complacent.