How To Prepare The Outside For An Open House

Big white modern house with an open house placard in front

How To Prepare the Outside For An Open House? Professional staging may include the exterior but if you’re doing it all yourself try these five things.

1. Landscape and Lawn

that’s the first impression so make it a good one. Mown prone edge and get rid of junk.

2. Paint and Clean

now you don’t have to do the whole house but the front door and lintels should either be painted or cleaned.

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3. Leaks and Repairs

small visible problems can become large mental objections and change how somehow feels about your house. Fix them beforehand.

4. Pets

some people have allergies and concerns. Time for fido to visit a friend, you weren’t including them in the house anyway right?

5. Get Fresh Eyes

have your realtor or a friend who’s willing to be candid tell you what you missed or pay a staging professional for a report. We don’t really see familiar things well so let them be your test buyer and so you can present the best first impression to the real ones

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