Focus your energy on cleaning up around the outside of your home. In real estate, first impressions are very important. Many buyers decide they won’t be purchasing a home before they even step inside.
It’s common for sellers to want to stay in their home while people view it, but this can be a mistake. Many buyers need to walk through the home without the seller there in order to be comfortable and to fully appreciating the house.
We all love our pets, but the sad truth is sometimes they can deter buyers. It’s the best practice to keep them away from the house when buyers are in it.
Great lighting can make smaller spaces look larger, and many buyers are interested in the natural light a space has to offer. Show it off when you show your home by opening those curtains and turning on those lights!
In general, it's better to ask your agent about repairs before you make them. Sometimes spending too much money on repairs can be wasteful.