Getting ready to sell!

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A home that looks its best is more likely to sell faster and for a better price. Here are a few tips from the experts for preparing your home for market and staging it for showings.


Repaint or touch up trim
Make needed repairs
Wash windows and screens
Trim trees, hedges, shrubs
Weed and feed lawn and maintain mowing

Check doorbell and replace lightbulbs
Put out new welcome mat
Clean, repair or repaint front door
Sweep walkway

Replace burned-out lightbulbs
Clear out closets
Eliminate clutter
Neutralize and depersonalize

Touch-up or repaint walls, trim and ceilings
Clean or replace carpeting
Clean curtains, shutters and blinds
Clean fireplace, mantle and surrounding areas
Update décor — throw pillows, bedspreads, towels

Kitchen & Bath
Clean appliances inside and out
Clear out and clean cabinets, drawers and pantry
Clean, repair or replace faucets and fixtures
Declutter counters
Regrout sinks, tubs and showers

Before Each Showing
Pick up toys and clutter
Clear off counters and tabletops
Turn on lights
Make beds
Make sure home smells inviting
Set thermostat to comfortable temperature

Remember just as no two homes are alike, not all agents are the same! When you decide to sell your home, you can count on exceptional, responsive and dedicated representation by me.

Contact me for more information.

Anne M. Kennedy, Realtor®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Mobile: 617-549-1832