Real Estate is an emotional purchase and each property has just one chance to make a great first impression with a potential buyer. Keeping up with cleaning and tidiness every day will ensure that the property is ready to be shown to potential buyers, even on short notice. Keeping the property in “Show Time” condition, so that it’s always ready to make a great first impression, will help obtain the best selling price in the shortest time possible.
Keep bathrooms spotless and fresh smelling! Place all personal care items out of sight. Tile, fixtures, shower doors, tubs must be shining and immaculate. Remove all rust and mildew stains; neatly recaulk around the top edges of the tub, countertops, etc.
Keep the landscaping neatly trimmed, weeded and free of debris and clutter.
Add a new front door mat; keep walkways, driveway and front door entry area clean.
Clean outside lighting fixtures; make sure the doorbell works.
Repair anything that is not in proper working order, including loose doorknobs, broken door locks, leaking taps and toilets, squeaky doors, closets or screen doors that go off their tracks.
Repair any broken windows, fogged or leaking windows or windows that don’t open and close properly.
Quiet squeaks or noisy appliance fans with a squirt of lubricant.