Home Selling Checklist From Arrowhead Title

Did you know? Prospective buyers can decide whether or not a potential home is right for them in a matter of minutes. If you're preparing to sell your house, you'll want to do everything you can to ensure your home makes a positive first impression with every potential buyer. The team at Arrowhead Title, Inc. is here to help with this quick checklist.

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

  • Repair any dripping faucets.
  • Unclog sinks, showers, and/or bathtubs that drain slowly.
  • Always hang fresh, clean towels in the bathrooms.
  • Update any old or outdated fixtures.
  • Remove any stains from toilets, sink, bathtubs, and showers.
  • Clean the bathrooms every morning.

  • Keep children's toys in an orderly fashion.
  • Make sure all wall surfaces are in good shape - repair cracks and nail holes.
  • Fix any doors or sliding glass doors that stick.
  • Replace any cracked or broken windows / screens and wash the windows.
  • Clean the floors and vacuum the rugs or carpeting.
  • Ensure that windows open and close smoothly.
  • Replace any burned-out light bulbs.
  • Check ceiling for leak stains.
  • If you have a fireplace, clean it out and put in fresh logs.
  • Replace faded curtains or bedspreads.

  • Make sure the garage door opens and closes smoothly.
  • Clean out the garage.
  • Dispose of any items or objects you don't plan to move.

  • Check the roof and gutters and make any necessary repairs.
  • Keep the front door and entry area clean.
  • Consider painting or touching up the front of your house.
  • Repaint the front door (if necessary).
  • Consider revamping your landscaping to boost curb appeal.
  • Keep the lawn and shrubs trimmed and tidy.

  • Make sure all closets and shelving units are organized.
  • Consider repainting interior rooms to freshen them up.
  • Keep everything clean... all of the time.
  • Use a neutral color scheme when making any decorating choices.
  • Tuck personalized family items out of sight.
  • Keep your rooms clutter-free to make them seem bigger.

Good Luck From Arrowhead Title!
As you prepare to embark on the home selling journey, all of us at our Lake of the Ozarks title company wish you the very best of luck! If the new home you are moving into is in the Lake Area, contact us for title insurance and escrow services at the Lake of the Ozarks. We will be honored to help you secure and protect your new home!

Contact Arrowhead Title, Inc. to begin your title insurance process today!

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