pets. Take them with you or keep them penned in the yard
shades and curtains to let in light.
on enough lights so the home is well lit.
clutter from tables and bookshelves. Neatness makes
rooms seem larger.
away items in the yard like garden tools, bicycles and
up part of a lemon in the disposal to add a fresh smell
to the kitchen.
play some soothing classical music on low volume.
money and other valuables, as well as prescription
drugs, out of sight.
up rooms, including kitchen, living room, bedrooms, and
pack closets in an attempt to clean up--this only
communicates a lack of space.
should not be running around, distracting buyers from
possible, take the entire family out; this will give the
prospective buyers freedom to move comfortably about the
home and ask their agent candid questions.
temperature, No television
an abundance of personal photographs
cookies or other goodies which helps make the house seem
more of a home
attention to pet or cigarette odors. Place
scented potpourri around the house.
On the day
youíre expecting a potential buyer, pop a batch of
frozen cinnamon rolls or homemade bread into the oven
for a great aroma