Get Your Home Ready To Sell

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Selling

Get Your Home Ready To Sell - Contact Carol Zolot to help you step by step. 

Edge, mow and fertilize the lawn. Reseed sparse areas.

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

Sort your belongings and decide what you are keeping, tossing and donating. Have Carol help you decide what to keep andhow to stage home to maximize your equity.

Reseal cracks in foundation, steps, walkways, walls and patios.

Have any foundation issues addressed by foundation expert.

Power-wash the exterior.

Clean and align gutters and downspouts; clean the chimney.

Remove oil stains from driveway and garage. Re-sealcoat drivewayif tine of year permits. Keep walks and driveway swept or free of ice.

Wash the windows inside and out (weather permitting) .

Hire a cleaning service to thoroughly clean the interior.

Paint the walls and ceilings off white or beige.

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

Replace damaged windowpanes or glass, moldings and woodwork.

Repair drippy faucets and showerheads. Unclog slow drains. Replace old pluibing fixtures

Shampoo carpets, scrub and wax linoleum or wood floors.

 Clean out the fireplace and lay some logs in it.

Mend torn screens. Clean out all window tracks.

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

Update light switches.

Renail creaking boards or stairs; lubricate squeaking doors.

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.