Clean – Everything – Always
Spend at least 3 hours out in the fresh air. Then take a good whiff of the inside of your house as you walk through its front door. Proceed accordingly. Do this at least once a week
If you’re a seller you were once a buyer. What pleased you – what turned you off? Stage accordingly
If you must cook cabbage or fish, do it on the barbeque
Get rid of clutter. Keep the closets half empty. It makes your house look bigger.
Repair everything that needs fixing – everything
You will recoup expenses spent on repairs twofold when the house is sold
It is okay to keep family pictures on display. Buyers aren’t stupid; they can look beyond personal items
Bathrooms must be spotless at all times
Remember that once you sign a listing agreement, it is no longer your home. It is merchandise.