|The cleaner your home is, the more buyers will love it.|
But you have to live there, too!
Your Realtor calls to ask if she can bring someone over, like now.
You don't dare say no.
Are you ready?
Keeping clutter under control and creating the illusion of a spic and span home are two of the best ways to win a buyer.
Cover any laundry in hampers.
Relocate anything in sink to dishwasher. Quickly once-over sink, faucet, counter, and stovetop with microfiber cloth.
Stash small rugs under beds.
Living Room, Family Room, Dining Room
Swiffer floors, check carpet for bits of debris.
Walk through house and throw any stray, embarrassing, personal or small items into designated clean laundry basket. Put laundry basket in car.
Use Laurie's list. When you get a short notice call, ask the broker to stall for 30 minutes, so you can run down your list. A checklist helps you focus, gives you peace of mind, and simplifies your tasks when you have to pickup on the fly. Find other ways to be prepared for home buyers in my $4.99 eBook, DIY Home Staging Tips to Sell Your Home Fast and for Top Dollar.