Preparing To List

Maximize your Home’s Potential

A clean, neutral, and streamlines look helps buyers to imagine what life would be like in your home. The action points below will help them be able to do that.


  • Wash or paint the home’s exterior
  • Paint the front door
  • Keep the yard nicely trimmed
  • Keep the lawn free of clutter
  • Weed and freshly mulch garden beds
  • Clean interior and exterior windows
  • Apply fresh paint or stain to wooden fences
exterior of home getting ready to list or sell.
clean minimialistic living room stageg for real estate showing to sell home


  • Remove personal items, excessive decorations, & furniture
  • Replace or clean carpets
  • Get rid of clutter and organize and clean closets
  • Apply a fresh coat of paint to walls, trim, and ceilings
  • Replace outdated ceiling fixtures, and clean lighting fixtures
  • Minimize and clean pet areas in the home
  • Be sure that all light bulbs are in working order

Freshen the Paint & Fixtures

  • A new coat of paint helps a homes curb appeal. It isn’t a low-budget item, but if you can swing it…DO IT
  • If you can’t paint the entire home, paint the trim. This is a relatively simple thing to do and it helps give that wow factor
  • Update exterior light fixtures. This can quickly give a home an updated look
  • Put a fresh coat of paint on the front door
painting exterior of house preparing to list or sell home