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The Kitchen Commands Attention

You don't have to change or completely renovate your kitchen in order to impress buyers but a few small changes can make a huge difference.

Clean, clutter-free kitchen It's easy to freshen and clean up a kitchen.
  • Check out your cabinets; do they need cleaning or a fresh coat of paint?
  • Are your countertops cluttered with "stuff" like small appliances, vitamin jars, note pads, mail, napkin holder etc.....
  • Declutter and clean inside your cabinets. How many salad bowls do you really need? How many mugs? 
  • Organize your spices and throw or give away any you don't need. 
  • Organize your dry food storage and throw or give away anything you don't need.
  • Create the illusion of space by paring down the…
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Make a good first impression when a buyer drives up to your home. The tidiness of your landscaping will give the Buyer the impression that yours is a well kept  home. 

Improve your curb appeal

Here are some inexpensive things you can do to make your curb appeal impressive:

  • Keep the grass cut and well edged
  • Plant some flowers
  • Paint and repair the fence
  • Power wash any stains off the driveway
  • Repair driveway cracks
  • Touch up any bad paint areas
  • Trim hedges and bushes away from windows
  • Treat the lawn with a bit of fertilizer to brighten up the green color

If it isn't possible to do this work yourself then it's totally worth hiring some odd-job people to do it for you. 

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I'm going to show you how to take the pain out of the pre-showing clean-up.

I like a clean house but I don't love the work involved. As I Realtor, I never realized how stressful it is to prepare for showing until I listed my home for sale. I was literally in my cleaning attire right up to the last minute before the buyers arrived to see the place.

under the bed storage bins

First things first, have the right tools:

  • broom with angled heads
  • vacuum
  • dusters with telescopic handles
  • mop with removable heads
  • flat plastic storage bin for under the bed
  • 2 large plastic totes a small, portable caddy 

Now it's time to get organized; add your cleaning supplies to the caddy

  • all purpose cleaner
  • sponges
  • microfiber cloths
  • gloves

Now the Plan…

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460 Realty mask and sanitizer

This is what BCREA asks us to do in order to protect you and others.

Safer Showings During BC’s Second Wave Real estate professionals must continue to adapt to protect themselves, consumers and communities from COVID-19. Realtors must continue to manage risks of showings as infections rise the acceleration in the number of COVID-19 infections in British Columbia means we must all continue our efforts to slow the spread of the disease in accordance with public directives and the public health order from the Provincial Health Office. Both the British Columbia Real Estate Association and the Real Estate Council of British Columbia now strongly recommend against open houses and are replacing previous guidance on hosting safer open houses with this…
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