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10 Things To Do Before You List Your Home For Sale – # 5 & 6

March 2, 2010

Number 5 – Maintain the mechanicals.

It’s not quite the glamourous stuff of décor magazines, but your home’s mechanical systems can make or break a sale with some buyers. Have the chimney and furnace inspected and cleaned. Check drains and ductwork. Fix any plumbing problems. Energy-efficient systems may increase your home’s appeal.

Number 6 – Clean and declutter.

You can’t hear this too many times. An open room will help buyers picture their own belongings in the space.