Start with the three D’s- de-clutter (the person moving into your house wants closet space! Pack up half of your clothes and make that closet look spacious!), deep clean (no-one wants a grimy home!) and de-personalize (we don’t want people distracted thinking about you and your family- they need to be able to imagine themselves in your home).
Next, think warmth. During fall and winter months, a cold home means buyers will move through quickly. Keep them there longer by welcoming them with warmth! Keep that warm, cozy feeling there by adding a fresh, clean smell. Don’t go with a perfume or floral smell. Think fresh, inviting fall scents like cinnamon or vanilla.
Lastly- if your home feels warm, smells clean, and is open to movement from de-cluttering, finish up by having your house sound good. What does that mean? Kick your pets out temporarily! A loud dog, bird, or furry cat can be seriously off-putting. I’ve even taken my clients pets for a week while they were showing their homes- it’t THAT important.
If you need extra tips for getting your house show ready, feel free to shoot me a message! You’ll find my contact info on the side of the page!
Fresh, clean smell- not floral or perfumey- fall scents cinnamon, fresh that is inviting
Sound good- no pets.