Preparing Your Home for Showing

  1. Open all draperies and window shades during daylight hours.
  2. The kitchen and bathroom should sparkle. where needed.
  3. Open windows or run the A/C before showing to circulate fresh air.
  4. Open all doors between rooms to give an inviting feeling.
  5. Place fresh flowers on kitchen table and/or in the living room.
  6. If possible, bake cookies or bread to add an inviting aroma.
  7. Turn on all lights and replace bulbs with high-wattage bulbs where needed.
  8. Pets should be confined or restricted from view. Eliminate pet odors. Not everyone may share your love of animals.
  9. All jewelry, small valuables and prescription drugs should be stored in a safety deposit box or in a locked closet.
  10. When you leave the house, please leave it as if you know it is going to be shown. You never know when the right person is going to look at it! :)