Here are some Tips to Ensure a Smooth Transaction for both Buyers and Sellers!

BUYERS:

You can use this helpful list to make the move to your new home.

  • Arrange to transfer your medical, dental and other important records
  • Prepare for your auto insurance transfer of address
  • Mail change of address cards to the post office, etc. Online service is available at www.usps.gov
  • Close/transfer bank accounts
  • Arrange for utility transfers and reading on former residence and new ones
  • Arrange to have school records transferred
  • Make sure you do not make any major purchases before the closing that might affect your credit
We will schedule a final walk through of your home to ensure everything is in order


SELLERS:

Maintain your home in ready to show condition and make it easy to show and schedule your home. Here are some tips to prepare your home to show.

Exterior

  • Pick up after pets
  • Declutter your home from toys, yard tools, garbage cans, etc
  • Remove dead and dying plants
  • Add color with flowers in potted plants
  • Neatly arrange garage items and sweep floor
  • Repair gates, fences, etc

Interior

  • Remove clutter and organize closets
  • Vacuum and dust
  • Clean Carpets and drapes
  • Touch up paint
  • Wash windows and mirrors
  • Empty wastebaskets
  • Replaced burnt out light bulbs
  • Open Drapes and shades and turn on lights for showing
  • Make beds and hang cloths neatly in bedroom
  • Deodorize pet area
  • Arrange fresh flowers throughout
  • Freshly baked goods freshens up the air(be careful of too much deodorized smells)
  • Clean countertops from clutter
  • Clean kitchen appliances, cabinetry
  • Make sure baths are fresh and clean
  • Repair any plumbing items and other visible items