Preparing Your Property for Sale

A little time and money can go a long way in the eyes of a prospective buyer, especially since first impressions matter a lot in real estate. Give yoruself an edge over other homes in a buyer's eye. 

 

These are some of the best ways to make your home appeal to buyers:

Taking care of Maintenance

  • Oil squeaky doors
  • Tighten doorknobs
  • Replace burned out lights
  • Clean and repair windows
  • Touch-up chipped paint
  • Repair cracked plaster
  • Repair leaking taps and toilets

 

Building Curb Appeal
  • Cut lawn
  • Trim shrubs and plants
  • Weed and edge gardens
  • Pick up any litter
  • Clear walk and driveway
  • Repair gutters and eaves
  • Touch-up exterior paint

Cleanliness is Key

  • Shampoo carpets
  • Clean washer, dryer and tubs
  • Clean fridge and stove
  • Clean furnace
  • Clean and freshen bathrooms
  • Keep pets outdoors

 

Making a Good Atmosphere
  • Be absent during showings
  • Turn on all lights
  • Light fireplace
  • Open drapes during the day
  • Play quiet background music
Getting a Spacious Look
  • Clear stairs and halls
  • Store excess furniture
  • Clear counters and stove
  • Make closets neat and tidy
First Impressions
  • Clean and tidy entrance
  • Functional doorbell
  • Polish door hardware

Contact our team to learn more about preparing your property for sale in Los Angeles.