21 QUESTIONS THAT HELP A HOUSE FASTER
(WILL THE ANSWERS TO THESE QUESTIONS HELP ME GET MORE CASH FOR MY HOME IN A SHORTER PERIOD OF TIME AND WITH THE GREATEST OF EASE? )
Does the house or any part of the house need painting?
Shall I re-seed the lawn and/or get my landscaping in top shape?
What about the screens? Any holes? What about the windows? Do they work well or do they need attention?
Does the carpet need cleaning? How about replacing? **ask your agent about companies we work with that will put in all new carpet and wait until closing for payment!
Are pets under control at all times?
Am I ready for showing at all reasonable times?
Are all the appliances in good working order?
Should I stay out of prospective buyers way?
What is the buyer's first impression of the exterior of our house? What can I do to improve it?
What is the buyer's first impression as they step inside my house? What can I do to improve it?
Since the buyer will be looking in the closets, should I remove some of my clothing to make them look roomier?
Can I take items from kitchen cabinets to make them look more spacious?
Is there furniture I could store or dispose of to make rooms appear larger?
Do any cabinets need to be touched up or refinished?
Should I give my GIRARD agent a list of things my family likes about the house and the neighborhood?
What about the door mats? Should I replace them with new ones that are neutral?
Should I remove an ornate item that a buyer may want as part of the house? For example, a chandelier?
Should I ask my GIRARD agent for a list of recommendations prepared especially for marketing my house?
Is the price and terms offered going to appeal to most of the buying public in my price range?
Do I need to be aware of other houses similar to mine also being offered for sale?
Are the garage and storage areas as clean and neat as they should be?
Is there any loud paint or paper that could be removed to appear fresh and neutral to a buyer?
Before spending needless time and money, should I consult with my GIRARD agent?