Get Your Home Ready To Sell

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Get Your Home Ready To Sell

Edge, mow the lawn.

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

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

Wash the windows inside and out.

Clean thoroughly clean the interior.

Paint the walls and ceilings a neutral color.

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

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.

Clean out all window tracks.

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

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.