306 Crain Highway North, Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061, United States

(410) 768-2300

Maryland First Title

Friendly & Expert Title Company Services

Friendly & Expert Title Company Services

Friendly & Expert Title Company ServicesFriendly & Expert Title Company Services

tips for sellers

Tips for selling your home

General
• A fresh coat of paint is a fast, easy and affordable to update the kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms and other areas
• Use a neutral color scheme when making any decorating choices
• Neatness makes a home look bigger; avoid clutter
• Avoid too many personal items, such as family photos
• Cleanliness counts
• Make sure all closets and shelving units are straightened

Kitchen
• Make sure it is bright and attractive
• Consider new window treatments
• If the flooring is badly worn, replace
• Replace any loose or cracked tiles on counters and walls
• Avoid leaving dirty dishes in the kitchen sink or on the counters
• Clean and uncluttered counters add a sense of spaciousness
• Remove any appliances or decorative items from counters

Bathroom
• Repair any dripping faucets
• Always hang fresh, clean towels in the bathrooms
• Remove any stains from toilets, sinks, bathtubs and showers
• Clean this room every morning
• Updating old fixtures can make a big difference
• Unclog sinks, bathtubs or showers that drain slowly

Living Areas/Bedrooms
• Make sure wall surfaces are in good shape – repair all cracks and nail holes
• Make sure the windows are in good condition; replace cracked or broken glass/torn screens and wash the windows
• Also, make sure windows open and close smoothly
• Check ceilings for leak stains
• Replace faded curtains or bedspreads
• If you have a fireplace, clean it out and put in fresh logs
• Replace burned-out light bulbs and make sure light switches work
• Clean floors and vacuum rugs and carpeting
• Fix any doors or sliding glass doors that stick
• Keep toys inside children’s rooms in orderly fashion

Garage
• Clean out your garage
• Dispose of anything you are not going to move
• Make sure the garage door opener is in good working condition

Outside
• Make sure the front door and entry area are clean
• Repaint the front door if necessary
• Keep the lawn and shrubs trimmed and neat looking
• The proper landscaping can add an attractive and inviting touch
• Sweep walkways and driveways
• Consider painting or touching up your house
• Check the roof and gutters

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