Tom Osterberg

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-Buyers love light and bright homes. Add high intensity light bulbs and be sure to clean all light shades and covers.


-Buyers love clean homes. Do a thorough cleaning throughout. No matter what the season is. Give special attention the following areas: windows, screens, counter tops, appliance tops, mirrors, ovens, sinks, toilets, and tub/shower walls.

-Buyers love clean windows, freshly laundered drapes and curtains. Clean blinds are just as important.


-Buyers love freshly cleaned carpets and waxed floors. Replace or repair damaged areas of the floor or floor covering. Replace with beige new material (carpet, tile, linoleum), if beyond cleaning.


-Buyers love spacious rooms. Arrange furniture and decorations to improve each room.  Remove unnecessary items that don’t fit in.


-Buyers love colors that will blend with their décor and furnishings. Consider brightening things up with a fresh coat of paint. Think white, off-white, light grey, or beige. These colors make rooms look bigger and brighter and these colors are most likely to go with the new buyer’s furnishings.


-Buyers love closet and cabinet space. Neatly arrange everything in your closets, cabinets, and other storage areas including the basement, attic, and garage. Get rid of all unnecessary items. 


-Buyers pay attention to tiny details. Fix all of the “little things” such as loose doorknobs, leaky faucets, towel racks, clean and repair caulk areas.


-Buyers smell your home. Smell is the most memory inducing sense. What are they going to remember?

-Buyers are not buying your personal property. Move all personal photos, collections, and knick knacks to a storage unit.



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