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Friday, February 08, 2019

10816 Sun Ridge Rd, Goshen, KY 40026

Motivated Seller! Welcome to 10816 Sun Ridge Rd! This 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home in Old Taylor Place is stunning and very unique! It portrays a luxury farmhouse feel with it's oak wood beams throughout and the open floor plan. The house welcomes you ...  Read More

Friday, February 08, 2019

Hiring a Real Estate Agent

Tips on Hiring a Real Estate Agent Before hiring a real estate agent, interview 3 agents. That’s right 3! Many people are of the opinion that all real estate agents are created equal. Nothing can be further from the truth. Just to name one ...  Read More


PREPARING YOUR HOME

With buyers, first impressions count. A small investment in time and money will give your home an edge over other listings in the area when the time comes to show it to a prospective buyer.

SOME SUGGESTIONS THAT WILL HELP YOU GET TOP MARKET VALUE:

GENERAL MAINTENANCE

  • Oil squeaky doors
  • Tighten doorknobs
  • Replace burned out lights
  • Clean and repair windows
  • Touch up chipped paint
  • Repair cracked plaster
  • Repair leaking taps and toilets

SPIC AND SPAN

  • Shampoo carpets
  • Clean all floors and surfaces
  • Clean entire home
  • Clean furnace
  • Clean refrigerator and stove
  • Clean and freshen bathrooms
  • Vacuum air vents and returns

THE FIRST IMPRESSION

  • Clean and tidy entrance
  • Functional doorbell
  • Polish door hardware

CURB APPEAL

  • Cut lawns
  • Trim shrubs and lawns
  • Weed and edge gardens
  • Pick up any litter
  • Clear walk and driveway of leaves
  • Repair gutters and eaves
  • Touch up exterior paint

THE BUYING ATMOSPHERE

  • Be absent during showings
  • Turn on all lights
  • Open drapes & blinds in the daytime
  • Play quiet background music
  • Keep pets outdoors
  • Clean pet sleeping/eating area
  • Clean cat box twice/day

THE SPACIOUS LOOK

  • Clear stairs and halls
  • Store excess furniture
  • Clear counters and stove
  • Make closets neat and tidy
  • Put away any unnecessary clutter


** For many people, clutter is the number one issue. You may consider renting storage until you house is sold. The cost is minimal and the difference can be dramatic.