20 Tips To Make Your Home Sale Ready

  1. Make your home look organized – even if you aren't.
  2. Remove excess furniture throughout your home.
  3. Hang mirrors to widen a narrow room.
  4. Remove half the contents of your closets to show buyers there's plenty of room.
  5. Add light inside closets to make them look bigger.
  6. Take everything off of the closet floor.
  7. Color coordinate and organize clothing in closets.
  8. Make your master bedroom look and feel like a private retreat.
  9. Buy new bedding in neutral tones to dress up bedrooms.
  10. Showcase bedrooms as bedrooms.
  11. Make your master bathroom look and feel spa-like.
  12. Minimize what is on your countertops to make them feel more spacious.
  13. Remove all household appliances that are not used on a daily basis.
  14. Place all hygiene items under the sinks in the bathrooms.
  15. .Make sure beds are made every day.
  16. Ensure sink is clear of any dishes.
  17. If selling in the summer remove all winter clothes.
  18. If selling in the winter remove all summer clothes.
  19. Hide dirty laundry.
  20. Remove trash cans from view.

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