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Maryanne Resendes. Your Boston Area Realtor®. Jamaica Hill Realty.
Maryanne Resendes
(508) 414-7426

Preparing Your Home

With buyers first impressions count!

A small investment in time and money will give your home an edge over other listing in the area when the time comes to show it to a prospective buyer. Here are some suggestions that will help your home get top market value:

Curb Appeal
Cut lawns
Trim shrubs and bushes
Weed and edge gardens
Pick up any litter
Clear walk and driveway of leaves
Repair gutters and eaves
Touch up exterior paint

The Buying Atmosphere
Be absent during showings
Turn on all lights
Light fireplace
Open drapes and blinds in the day time
Play quiet background music
Keep pets outdoors

The Spacious Look
Clear stairs and halls
Store excess furniture
Clear counters and stoves
Make closets neat and tidy

General Maintenance
Oil squeaky doors
Tighten doorknobs
Replace burned out lights
Clean and repair windows
Touch up chipped paint
Repair cracked plaster
Repair leaking taps and toilets

Spic and Span
Shampoo carpets
Clean and service furnace
Clean fridge and stove
Clean and freshen bathrooms

The First Impression
Clean and tidy entrance
Functional doorbell

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