Keep lawn clean, neat, cut and trimmed
Accent entry with colorful flowers
Ensure toys, garden tools, etc. are out of sight.
Keep pool and spa clean
If winter, keep sidewalks & driveway shoveled
and clear of snow & ice
If winter, put out photos of yard &
garden in summertime.
Fresh paint if necessary, especially on trim and entry door
Entry lights bright and in working order
Patio furniture clean and attractively arranged
Pet areas clean and odor free
Concrete areas clean and cracks repaired
Carpet and flooring clean or replaced
Walls clean, touched up if necessary
Good ventilation throughout house
Shiny clean baths, kitchen, mirrors and
Remove clutter from kitchen and bathroom
High intensity bulbs in lighting fixtures for extra
Repair or replace handles, towel racks, knobs
Garage, Closets & Storage Areas
Reduce cluttered appearances
Neatly organized and clean
Open blinds & curtains and turn on lights for maximum brightness
Take pets for a walk
If possible, leave during a showing
The best way to sell your property quickly is to create an atmosphere that will charm buyers and make them want to live in your house!
*Information courtesy of Ontario Real Estate Association.