Tips To Get The Most Out Of Showing Your Home

Dated: May 31 2013

Views: 580

If you only have a few minutes for a quick touch up before buyers arrive
here's a list that is sure to make a great impression. 


1) Take a laundry basket, go room to room, do a quick scan and de clutter.
2) Make sure bathroom and kitchen sinks/mirrors are spotless.
3) Place a vase of fresh flowers in the kitchen or dining room. 
4) Spray Febreeze or light candles throughout the house so that it smells fresh.
5) Run vacuum throughout house.
6) Flip on all lights throughout the home, including lamps for a homey feel.
7) Raise the blinds throughout your home and pull back curtains, allowing natural light. 
8) Make sure pets are secured or if possible removed from the home. 
9) Don't forget your back deck or patio. Clean outdoor furniture. Add planters with attractive flowers. Yellow flowers make a great impact!
10) Ask for feedback from your agent. A few days after the showing find out what the buyers liked about the home and what items could be improved. 
These simple suggestions are a sure to way to make a great impression.


Blog author image

Michelle Cantrell

Michelle is a native of Southwest Missouri and has twenty-five years of experience in selling real estate in the greater Springfield area! Michelle specializes in all price points, including new const....

Want to Advertise on this Site?

Latest Blog Posts

Fixed Rate Vs Adjustable Rate Mortgage

Whether you're getting your first home loan or are re-entering the housing market after a long time, choosing a mortgage product is definitely a tricky affair. There are many factors to consider

Read More

Selling Your Home This Year

Selling a home is no different from buying your first. It can be complicated, time-consuming, and emotionally challenging. There's no way you can just let go of your precious abode and easily trade

Read More

Should I Renovate My House Before I Sell It

from Keeping Current Matters, https://www.keepingcurrentmatters.com/2020/10/30/should-i-renovate-my-house-before-i-sell-it-infographic/ As the economy recovers from this year’s health crisis, the

Read More

Nov 13 2020 3206 1

Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for SellersThe number of houses for sale today is significantly lower than the high buyer activity in the current housing market. According to Lawrence,

Read More