Acquiring the highest market value and elevating your home above others in the same price range often comes down to first impressions.

Did you know well-placed furniture can open up rooms and make them seem larger than they are? Or that opening drapes and blinds and turning on all light make a room seem bright and cheery?

Here are some inexpensive ways to maximize your home's appeal:

Exterior

  • Keep the grass freshly cut.
  • Remove all yard clutter.
  • Apply fresh paint to wooden fences.
  • Paint the front door.
  • Weed and apply fresh mulch to garden beds.
  • Clean windows inside and out.
  • Wash or paint home's exterior.
  • Tighten and clean all door handles.
  • Ensure gutter and downspouts are firmly attached.

Interior

  • Remove excessive wall hangings, furniture and knickknacks (consider a temporary self-storage unit).
  • Clean or paint walls and ceilings.
  • Shampoo carpets
  • Clean and organize cabinets and closets.
  • Repair all plumbing leaks, including faucets and drain traps.
  • Clean all light fixtures.

For Showings

  • Turn on all the lights.
  • Open drapes in the daytime.
  • Play quiet background music.
  • Light the fireplace (if seasonally appropriate)
  • Infuse home with a comforting scent like apple spice or vanilla.
  • Vacate the property while it is being shown.

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