There are several things as a Seller you can do to make sure you are getting top dollar for your home in the shortest period of time.   

Making all necessary REPAIRS. No items are too big or too small! Some examples are repairing your hardwood floors, cracks, roof, fence, pool, landscaping, painting and doors.   

Next is to DECLUTTER and CLEAN your home is another way that will help you sell. The old saying “Less is More” is a great way to look at it. With all of your personal items etc. it makes it difficult for the potential buyer to see themselves living in your home.

Once your house is clean and updated, home STAGING can be particularly useful if your home is especially old or if the exterior looks dated. This can add small details and décor touches that will bring out the possibilities in the various spaces in your home: lamps, mirrors, throw rugs and pillows, flowers and patio furniture.

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