Local Selling Tips


  1. Does the house or any part of the house need painting?
  2. Shall I reseed the lawn and get my landscaping in top shape?
  3. What about the screens? Any holes? What about the windows? Do they work well, or do they need attention?
  4. Does the carpet need cleaning? How about replacing?
  5. Are pets under control at all times?
  6. Are all appliances in good working order?
  7. Should I stay out of a prospective buyer’s way?
  8. What is the buyer’s first impression of the exterior of our house? What can I do to improve it?
  9. What is the buyer’s first impression as they step inside my house? What can I do to improve it?
  10. Since the buyer will be looking in the closets, should I take some of the clothes out to make them look roomier?
  11. Can I take items from the kitchen cabinets to make them more spacious?
  12. Is there any furniture I caould store or dispose of to make rooms appear larger?
  13. Do any cabinets need to be touched up or refinished?
  14. Should I give my Century 21 Hometown Real Estate Inc. agent a list of things my family likes about the house and the neighborhood?
  15. What about the door mats? Should I replace them with new ones that are netural and omit our family name?
  16. Should I remove an ornate item that a buyer may want as part of the house? For example, a special chandelier – or wall system?
  17. Should I ask my Century 21 Sales Associate for a list of recommendations prepared specifically for helping market my house?
  18. Is the price and terms offered going to appeal to most of the buying public in my price range?
  19. Do I need to be aware of other houses similar to mine also being offered for sale?
  20. Are the garage and storage areas as clean and neat as they should be?
  21. Before spending needless time and money, should I consult with my Century 21 Hometown Real Estate, Inc. Sales Associate?