Increasing Your Home's Appeal

Remember the 60-second rule: That’s all the time you have to create a winning first impression. Here are some simple to significant ways to maximize your home’s appeal.

 

Exterior

* Keep the grass cut and remove all yard clutter.
* Weed and apply fresh mulch to flower beds.
* Apply fresh paint to wooden fences.
* Tighten and clean all door handles.
* Clean windows inside and out.
* Powerwash home’s exterior.
* Ensure all gutters and downspouts are firmly attached and functioning.
* Paint the front door.
* Buy a new welcome mat.
* Place potted flowers near the front door.

 

Interior

* Evaluate the furniture in each room and remove anything that interrupts “the flow” or makes the room appear smaller. Consider renting a storage unit to move items off-site.
* Clean and organize cabinets, closets and bookshelves.
* Clean all light fixtures and ceiling fans.
* Shampoo carpets.
* Remove excessive wall hangings and knick-knacks.
* Repair all plumbing leaks, including faucets and drain traps.
* Make minor repairs (torn screens, sticking doors, cracked caulking).
* Clean or paint walls and ceilings.
* Replace worn cabinet and door knobs.
* Fix or replace discolored grout.
* Replace broken tiles.
* Replace worn countertops.

 

Special details for showings

* Turn on all the lights.
* Open all drapes and shutters in the daytime.
* Keep pets secured outdoors.
* Buy new towels for bathrooms.
* Buy new bedding for bedrooms.
* Replace old lamps or lampshades.
* Play quiet background music.
* Light the fireplace or clean out the ashes and light a candelabrum.
* Infuse home with a comforting scent, such as apple spice or vanilla.
* Set the dining room table for a fancy dinner party.
* Vacate the property while it is being shown.

Truman Fleming

REALTOR®

702 600 8184

Truman Fleming

REALTOR®

Truman Fleming is a relocation specialist with Keller Williams Realty Southwest in Las Vegas Nevada. Since the age of 18, Truman has been a licensed Realtor® and has quickly established himself as a top agent in the valley. Within his first year in the business he was awarded top rookie agent at Keller Williams Realty, and one of the top-producing individuals every following year. Truman primarily focuses on the Henderson part of town and is a local expert on the area. Truman Fleming and Jeremy Day joined forces in 2016 to form VegasParadiseHomes.com. Since teaming up, they have consecutively been the #1 team every month at Keller Williams Realty Southwest.
702 600 8184
Las Vegas, NV

Jeremy Day

REALTOR®

702 349 7089

Jeremy Day

REALTOR®

Jeremy Day is a full-time Realtor and Relocation specialist at Keller Williams Realty Southwest. Jeremy’s passion is helping people find their new home. His primary service areas are Summerlin, Las Vegas (West), and Las Vegas Strip High Rises. Prior to pursuing a career in Real Estate, Jeremy spent over 10 years in the highly competitive pharmaceutical sales industry. His previous sales experience has given him a distinct advantage when it comes to negotiations. Jeremy Day and Truman Fleming joined forces in 2016 to form VegasParadiseHomes.com. Since teaming up, they have consistently been the #1 team at Keller Williams Realty Southwest. Go to my Bio Page »
702 349 7089
Las Vegas, NV

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