When you are preparing your home to put on the market it is important to make sure your home is appealing to potential buyers. These are some tips to make your home more appealing and increase the chance of a quick sale.

Clean Smell

Your home needs to be clean. Make sure you clean all areas even under things and in the small crack you often forget. Your home needs to shine. To allow your home to smell its best there is a little tip. Before the potential buyer comes put a little bit of Lysol or other pleasant scented cleaners in your sink. This will allow the home to have a clean smell. Make sure you drain the sink right before they arrive.

Remove Clutter

Clutter is the worst thing when showing a home. You should remove all clutter from counters and floors. You should even be aware of your closets and make sure they are organized and clutter-free. Clutter will make a room look small and untidy.


Potential buyers will check everything out. You want to make sure your books on a bookcase are straight and dusted. You will want to make sure that your pantry is organized and clean. If you have a laundry room this should be well organized too.

Put Up Personalized Items

If you have some framed family photos leave them up. It will make the home appear cozy. This will show that the home is ready for a family to move in. In the hallways, you can use some putty to hang the pictures. Do not use nails and put holes in the wall.

These are some real estate tips for selling your home. If you have a clean and organized home it will be more appealing to the buyers and you are more likely to make a sale.