My House Is Under Contract, Why Do I Need To Keep It Clean?

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Bayou Properties

My House Is Under Contract, Why Do I Need To Keep It Clean?

Homes For Sale In Alexandria

Thanks to your wise choice to hire Realty Executives Bayou Properties, your Alexandria La home found a buyer right out of the gate. And while this is cause for celebration, now is not the time to relax. Let's take a moment to see why it is important to keep your home in top shape until closing.

  1. Your deal could fall apart--Inspections, appraisals, title drama, etc...can all cause an otherwise strong deal to collapse. If the house is in "show condition" we can search for a replacement buyer immediately. But what if the home has returned into "lived in" condition? Do you want to waste valuable days until the home gets the needed cleaning?
  2. A clean home can help with the inspection and appraisal-- While a clean kitchen won't fix a leaky roof, inspectors and appraisers will make an assessment of the overall condition of the property. Also, clutter can hinder a home inspector from testing certain items. This usually results in a return trip to the property. Guess who ends up paying for that?
  3. The buyer will visit the home during escrow--In Central Louisiana it is not uncommon for the buyer to return to the home multiple times. If the house is a wreck this can raise an eyebrow with the buyer. If the visible areas of the home are filthy, what do the hidden parts look like?
  4. A clean home will reduce closing day drama-- ever checked into a dirty hotel room? No imagine checking into a dirty hotel that you just signed a 30 year loan on? The home should be 100% clean when the seller hands over the keys. Do you really want to be scrubbing walls 30 minutes prior to closing ?

Looking for a real estate agent who will tell you the truth? Call Doug Rogers (318) 613-1994 today! Prefer to start the process online? Go to Alexandria La Real Estate today!

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Doug Rogers


Bayou Properties Realty LLC


Bayou Properties Realty LLC

301 Jackson Street, Suite 201

Alexandria La 71301

(318) 613-1994

 Equal opportunity housing. Doug Rogers is a licensed real estate broker in Louisiana





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