Strategies For Selling Your Home

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Real Estate Agent with BHG Real Estate - Kansas City Homes SP00229578 2007027091

It's springtime! Time to get your home for sale ready to present to buyers. daffodils in bloom

How do you do that? Here are a few things you can do to encourage buyers to enter the house. Remember, they have to come inside before they will want to make an offer to buy it.

1. Clean up the leaves

2. Trim the bushes and edge the lawn

3. Put out grass seed to fill in the bare spots - remember to water daily!

4. If you don't have flowers in a bed, place pots of bright colored flowers by the entrance

5. Clean the gutters

6. Check to be sure the downspouts are draining away from the house

7. Polish or paint the front door

8. Add new outdoor light fixtures if needed

9. Clean the windows inside and out

10. Make sure lawnmowers and bicycles are put away

11. How does the driveway look? Is it time to have it re-surfaced?

12. Paint the mailbox

13. Sweep the sidewalk

14. Clear debris from the street in front of your home (dead leaves and gumballs)

15. Ask your Real Estate Agent for suggestions that will make buyers want to come inside

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Maria, this is a very good reminder that it is the little things that often matter the most.  Good blog!

March 24, 2011 02:36 PM
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Monica Hazel
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Great points Maria! Those are very helpful hints!

March 24, 2011 02:39 PM
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Ann Hayden
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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri

Maria,

Clean...clean....clean!!  And then add some flowers for color!

Ann Hayden in Wildwood, MO

March 24, 2011 07:59 PM
Rainmaker
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Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c)
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Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803

Maria, Curb appeal is sooooooo important to get those buyers to the front door!

March 25, 2011 07:15 AM
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Laura Cerrano
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Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island

Easy, simple and straight to the point, great job Maria :)

March 25, 2011 10:00 AM
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