a) My promise

I will conduct a thorough evaluation of your home appeal and provide valuable input. I have almost 30 years interior design experience, so I know exactly what changes will make your home sell faster.
I will help you to stage your home for the showing process
I will provide a list of reliable contractors to assist with improving areas of your home if necessary

b) Making your home “Parade” ready... Is it worth it?

Buyers usually don’t want to inherit a huge list of Things to do or they don’t have enough cash after they move  in  to make all the necessary repairs
• Buyers usually decide if they want to buy your home within the first 10 seconds of visiting your home
• Buyers over-estimate the cost of repairs and decorating
• Buyers and agents remember the home the way it is when they first see it.

c) A couple of suggestions

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

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

Curb Appeal

  • Mow lawn
  • Trim shrubs and trees
  • Weed and edge garden
  • Pick up any litter
  • Clear walk and driveway of leaves
  • Repair gutters and eaves

The First Impression

  • Clean and tidy entrance
  • Functional doorbell
  • Polish door hardware
  • Clean windows
  • Put a bowl of green apples  on the kitchen counter

Spic and Span

  • Shampoo carpets
  • Clean washer, dryer, and tubs
  • Clean furnace
  • Clean fridge and stove
  • Clean and freshen bathrooms
  • Throw out unnecessary clutter
  • Empty wastebaskets
  • Put flowers in a vase on dining room table

Declutter, Declutter, Declutter The Spacious Look

  • Clear stairs and halls
  • Store excess furniture
  • Clear counters and stove
  • Less is more
  • Clear off dressers
  • Walk through with a critical eye before leaving
  • Do not leave any valuables out

The Buying Atmosphere

  • Be absent during showings
  • Turn on all lights
  • Light fireplace
  • Open drapes in the day time
  • Play quiet background music
  • Keep pets outdoors
  • Do not offer to sell your furniture or other goods
  • Open all interior doors


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