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  • Declutter
  • Carry out any minor jobs, touch up paint, replace fence panel, etc.
  • Let in light
  • Make sure temperature is correct, i.e. warm in winter and cooler in summer
  • Keeping the garden tidy
  • Wash down and paint front doors if they are looking tired
  • Clean the windows
  • Remove any dead plants
  • Tuck any bins away in a tidy corner
  • Clear out any weeds from the paths
  • Replace any frayed or messy door mats
  • If you have an outside light, make sure that they are working and switched on for evening viewings
  • Try parking around the corner to give your potential buyer space to pull in as if they already lived there
  • Tidy up abandoned flyers, post and newspapers etc. in communal hallways
  • Present a useable room, i.e. keep a dining room for this purpose or dress a bedroom with a bed, etc.
  • Make sure kitchens and bathrooms are sparkling
  • Clean up any pet sleeping areas to avoid smells

Little things can make a big difference in creating the right impression.

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