Start with the outside of your house, or your curb appeal. Look at the outside of your house from a street view. What jumps out at you? What unique features seem hidden?
Knowing this assists us in determining what actions we can take to attract buyers from the street and into your house. If your house isn't at its best on the outside with refreshed paint and blooming garden plants we'll need to address those issues. Follow the Curb Appeal Checklist and raise your home's final selling price.
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"Welcome to your new home!"
Can buyers picture themselves watching a movie in your living room, relaxing in your master bedroom or getting work done in your home office? We want your Open House to pleasantly accept buyers and offer them a sense of ease. We'll help you do this by suggesting small improvements that enhance the features of your home.
We'll help you eliminate anything that gives the appearance of clutter. Counter tops should be free and clear. Knickknacks, sentimental items, family photos, and play time works of art should get moved out of sight. We can help you simplify the decor of house. Unsightly or messy areas make your home seem unkempt and buyers have a more difficult time imagining themselves living there.
Every room gets a once-over. We'll note the pieces of furniture that should be put in storage, rooms that need new paint, rugs needing to get changed, fixtures that need shining, and any other improvement that can quickly be made to positively affect the sale.
We'll ensure your home is likable and that it's friendly, staying away from "loud" or "can't-work-with" shades on the walls and furniture. And if the house is vacant, you can consider borrowing furnishings. You want your house to look lived in as opposed to abandoned.
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Setting the Stage
At every showing, we want to capture buyers' attention. Shadows are a mood changer and we'll part the curtains, and create light where needed to show off your house. Together we'll enhance the air of the house with enjoyable music to listen to while guests look at your home and assure a nice fragrance circulates throughout your home. We'll incorporate cozy-looking bedspreads, and throw pillows on your chairs and bed. We want buyers to feel like your house has the potential to be.