• Remove all the clutter in your home. Remove personal items such as collectibles, posters on the wall and photos. Make sure the front is clean and spruced up…first impressions last.

  • Put excess furniture and belongings in storage. There is good chance a potential buyer will look in the closet. The closet should be very organized and not packed with junk.

  • Install new carpeting and flooring if it appears worn or outdated.

  • Fix any items in your home that are broken such as a leaky faucet.

  • Remove all pets and pet supplies. Move pets to a temporary home.

  • Give the exterior of home a fresh new coat of paint and power wash the exterior if needs be.

  • Ensure that outside of the home looks well kept. Plant some flowers, cut the grass and keep the bushes trimmed.

  • Before potential buyers arrive ensure that house is free of odour.

  • Consider having a pre-listing inspection performed. Buyers will be hiring professional inspectors; here's your chance to address problems in advance.