A few small things can make a big difference when selling your Farmington home.

First impressions matter. A visually appealing house attracts buyers. Take time to carefully prepare your home for showings, including following some of these simple home staging tips.

And don't forget the curb appeal:

  • Cut the grass
  • Remove any clutter from the yard
  • Trim hedges
  • Weed gardens
  • Wash steps, windows, railings, doors, etc
  • Paint (if needed)
  • Remove unnecessary clutter from garages

Scrub, Dust, and Fix Up

Buyers will notice details. Get rid of the clutter, repair leaky faucets, dust, and clean until your home shines. Small things can make a potential buyer walk away. When you prepare your house for showing, remember to:

  • Shampoo carpets
  • Clean tubs, toilets, and showers
  • Hang fresh towels
  • Oil squeaky doors
  • Fix the little things like broken hinges and light switches

Listen to Suggestions

As you prepare your home, don't rely solely on your own judgement. It's hard to be objective when you're the owner. Your realtor will have helpful, professional tips on how to make your home more marketable.

Take a Whiff

Nothing will turn a buyer away faster than an odd smell. Try to eliminate smoking, food, and pet odors. And don't leave any clues. If potential buyers see a dog or an ashtray, they'll be on the lookout for smells and stains.

Open Up

Open shades and draperies before a viewing. Open all doors inside home. Turn on inside and outside lights.

Let Potential Buyers "See" Themselves in Your Home.

Too many personal items can make viewers feel like they're intruding in someone else's home. Keep things clean and simple. Decorate in neutral colors.

Get Out of The House

When buyers view your home, they'll be more comfortable and spend more time if you're not there. If you must be present, be as unobtrusive as possible. Let your agent do the work.

Stay Unemotional During Negotiations

Selling your home can be emotionally charged, but don't let that stand in the way of making a deal. Have a business-like attitude during the process.

Choose a Farmington Real Estate Professional You Like and Trust

Working with real estate professional you like and trust makes all the difference when you're selling your Farmington home. A trusted real estate professional will guide you through process from start to finish, and help you avoid frustrating pitfalls along the way.

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