Preparing Your Property for Sale

Preparing Your Property for Sale

With buyers, first impressions count. A small investment in time and money will give your home an edge over other listings in the area when the time comes to show it to a prospective buyer.

General Maintenance

  • Oil squeaky doors
  • Tighten doorknobs
  • Replace burned out lights
  • Clean and repair windows
  • Touch up chipped paint
  • Repair cracked plaster

Curb Appeal

  • Cut lawn
  • Trim shrubs and plants
  • Weed and edge gardens
  • Pick up any litter
  • Clear walk and driveway
  • Repair gutters and eaves
  • Touch-up exterior paint

Spic and Span

  • Shampoo carpets
  • Clean washer, dryer, and tubs
  • Clean fridge and stove
  • Clean furnace
  • Clean and freshen bathrooms
  • Keep pets outdoors

The Buying Atmosphere

  • Be absent during showings
  • Turn on all lights
  • Light fireplace
  • Open drapes during the day
  • Play quiet background music

The Spacious Look

  • Clear stairs and halls
  • Store excess furniture
  • Clear counters and stove
  • Make closets neat and tidy

The First Impression

  • Clean and tidy entrance
  • Functional doorbell
  • Polish door hardware

Contact our team at Justin Havre & Associates, to learn more about preparing your property for sale in Calgary.