Rockford New Homes for Sale Ways to clean up your home for a showing
Rockford New Homes for Sale specializes in Rockford, IL single family homes, condos. luxury properties and more. Representing both Home Buyers and Home Sellers in Northern Illinois including the counties of Winnebago, Boone, Ogle, and Stephenson.

Here are some things you can do to make your home look its best before a showing:

  • Sweep the sidewalk, mow the lawn, prune the bushes, weed the garden and clean debris from the yard.
  • Clean the windows (both inside and out) and make sure the paint is not chipped or flaking. And speaking of paint, if your home was built before 1978, new federal law gives a buyer the right to request a lead inspection. If you think you might have some problems, do the inspection yourself beforehand and make any fixes you can.
  • Be sure that the doorbell works.
  • Clean and spruce up all rooms, furnishings, floors, walls and ceilings. It's especially important that the bathroom and kitchen are spotless.
  • Organize closets.
  • Make sure the basic appliances and fixtures work. Get rid of leaky faucets and frayed cords.
  • Make sure the house smells good: from an apple pie, cookies baking or spaghetti sauce simmering on the stove. Hide the kitty litter.
  • Put vases of fresh flowers throughout the house.
  • Having pleasant background music playing in the background also will help set your stage.
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