Fredericton Office

Phone: 506.452.9888

Ormocto Office

Phone: 506.357.9888

Woodstock Office

Phone: 506.325.9057

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Serving Your Real Estate Needs In:    FREDERICTON

Real Estate in Fredericton

283 St. Marys Street
Fredericton, NB
E3A 2S5

Email
Phone: 506.452.9888
Fax: 506.452.1590
· OROMOCTO

Real Estate in Oromocto

3 Gateway Mall
Oromocto, NB
E2V 4R3

Email
Phone: 506.357.9888
· WOODSTOCK

Real Estate in Woodstock

626 Main Street
Woodstock, NB
E7M 2C5

Email
Phone: 506.325.9057
Fax: 506.325.9359

Home Improvement Tips

It simply makes sense to clean up both the interior and exterior of your home before listing it for sale.  But that doesn’t mean you have to undertake major home renovation projects in order to sell your home.  With a little effort you can increase the perceived value of your home by a great margin.

Here are some simple things to keep in mind that you can do to increase the perceived value of your home and make the perfect first impression.

Exterior of Home

  • Keep lawn cut
  • Trim hedges and bushes
  • Weed and edge gardens
  • Clear driveway and clean stains
  • Clean out garage
  • Power wash home exterior
  • Touch up paint
  • Paint colorful flowers

 

At The Front Door

  • Clean porch and foyer
  • Ensure door bell works
  • Repair any broken screens
  • Fresh paint or varnish front door
  • Repair any damages to the door and/or locks

 

Setting The Mood

  • Make sure your home smells fresh and clean
  • Turn on lights
  • Turn on air conditioner/heater
  • Open the drapes
  • Light the fireplace

 

Maximize Open Space

  • Clear halls and stairs of clutter
  • Clear kitchen counter and stove top
  • Clear closets of unnecessary items
  • Remove empty boxes and storage
  • Put away personal photos so buyers can envision the house as theirs

 

Maintenance

  • Repair leaking taps and toilets
  • Clean furnace and filters
  • Tighten door knobs and latches
  • Repair cracked plaster
  • Apply fresh coat of paint or touch up where necessary
  • Clean and repair windows
  • Repair seals around tubs and basins
  • Replace defective light bulbs
  • Oil squeaking doors
  • Repair squeaking floor boards

 

Squeaky Clean

  • Clean and freshen bathrooms
  • Clean fridge and stove
  • Clean around heating vents
  • Clean washer and dryer
  • Clean carpets, drapes and window blinds
  • Eliminate pet odors and stains