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The cliche “First impressions count” is still true when showing off a property.

Ok… so you have made a decision to sell your home.

Marvellous! You are probably excited to move forward in your life. Chances are that you have cleaned and decluttered your home before listing it.

There are certain maintenance tasks that you should do before you put your home on the market.

Below is a checklist of some of the tasks that need to be done, so that a buyer won’t devalue the price.

These include:

Entrance Appeal

Make sure that:

Untidy Entrance

Remove:

Gutters

Mould

Windows

Door seals

Doorknobs and locks

Sliding drawers

By taking care of these minor aspects of a home you can increase the perceived value of the property. This will reduce the chance of a buyer making a lowball offer.

The cliche “First impressions count” is still true when showing off a property.