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Checklist to get your house ready to sell in Charlotte, NC
You’ve made the leap and you’re ready to sell your house. ProStead Realty will help you get ready to sell your house fast! Here’s a checklist to get your house picture-ready for buyers:
Plan Ahead Consider getting a professional home inspection to see if any repairs are needed. Hold a yard sale. Sell, donate or trash anything you don’t need. Click here for some great tips to make your yard sale a success. Rent a storage unit for anything you won’t need until after the move: out-of-season clothing, decorations, papers, books, equipment, toys, furniture, garage items, etc. Some companies, like PODS, will even bring the unit to you, and return it when you’re ready to move! Clean, De-clutter Clean hardwood floors, scrub tile in kitchen and baths. Steam clean carpets and drapes. Repair cracks and holes in the walls. Paint interior walls with neutral colors. Remove excess and oversized furniture, and rearrange furniture to maximize space. Stash away as many small appliances, toys, magazines and pet items as possible. Store family photos, collectibles, etc. Remove rugs to show off hardwood floors. Organize closets and store out-of-season clothes. Replace/repair outlet plates, light fixtures, door knobs, vent covers. Clean the fireplace. Clear the countertops. Replace outdated hardware. Clean and organize pantry, cabinets and drawers. ... more
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