How to Increase Your Home’s Appeal to Buyers


  • Keep the grass cut, hedges trimmed, and leaves raked
  • Keep landscaping clean and simple
  • Pressure wash the house
  • Put a fresh coat of paint/stain on the front door
  • Clean all of the windows and shutters
  • Keep the gutters cleaned out
  • If your home has a front porch, keep it clean and free of clutter
  • If your driveway is gravel, make sure it is smoothed out. If your driveway is paved, fill in any large holes present.


  • Keep carpets vacuumed
  • Keep hardwood/laminate floors swept
  • Keep tile floors swept and mopped
  • Clean all of the windows
  • Clean the baseboards
  • Dust any crown-molding
  • Keep furniture dusted
  • Keep kitchen surfaces clean
  • Keep kitchen appliances clean. If kitchen appliances are stainless steel, ensure they are free of fingerprints
  • Keep the house picked up
  • If there are pets present indoors, keep their toys picked up, bedding clean, litterbox clean etc.
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