Preparing Your Homes to Sell


With buyers, first impressions count. A small investment in time and money will give your home an edge over other listings in the area when the time comes to show it to a prospective buyer.

Here are some suggestions that will help you to get top market value:

General Maintenance

Oil squeaky doors

Tighten doorknobs

Replace burned out lights

Clean and repair windows

Touch up chipped paint

Repair cracked plaster

Repair leaking taps and toilets

Spic and Span

Shampoo carpets

Clean washer, dryer, and tubs

Clean furnace

Clean fridge and stove

Clean and freshen bathrooms

The First Impression

Clean and tidy entrance

Functional doorbell

Polish door hardware

Curb Appeal

Cut lawns

Trim shrubs and lawns

Weed and edge gardens

Pick up any litter

Clear walk and driveway of leaves

Repair gutters and eaves

Touch up exterior paint

The Buying Atmosphere

Be absent during showings

Turn on all lights

Light fireplace

Open drapes in the day time

Play quiet background music

Keep pets outdoors

The Spacious Look

Clear stairs and halls

Store excess furniture

Clear counters and stove

Make closets neat and tidy for all your Kalamazoo and Portage, MI home selling tips and tricks.


About Buying Kalamazoo
Matt Mulder is an award-winning real estate professional in South West Michigan as well as leader and CEO of the #1 Real Estate Team in the area. The Matt Mulder Home Selling Team consistently helps over 300 families a year with their real estate needs, and would love to help you buy and sell as well! Matt launched his career in 2006 at the age of 23 being one of the youngest professionals in the area, after graduating from Western Michigan University with a degree in Business Management. Through hard work, persistence and devotion to great client care, Matt has grown to be in the top 1% of real estate professionals in the world. His determination to treat each client with the same care and respect, no matter what, has catapulted him to the top of his game. Using tried and true methods, as well as a proven systematic approach, Matt and his team are committed to making sure each and every person is 100% satisfied with their buying or selling experience.

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