Help us, help you! By responding to the following information we will be able to better assist you in your upcoming property sale.
What form of communication would you prefer for ongoing feedback?
Email / Fax / Mail / Telephone
What do you like most about your home?
What do you like most about your neighbourhood?
What improvements have you made to your home? (Please include dates and costs.)
Any environmentally friendly (Green) changes that have been made?
What is the age of the following (in years)?
Hot Water Tank Windows
Air Conditioner Electrical
What is the type of heating?
Average cost $ ____________/month Average Hydro $ _____________/month
Do you have a Real Property Survey of your property?
PREPARING YOUR PROPERTY
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 get top market value:
Oil squeaky doors Tighten doorknobs
Replace burned out light bulbs Clean and repair windows
Touch-up chipped paint Repair cracked plaster
Repair leaking taps and toilets Repair siliconed edges around tubs, sinks or backsplash if required
Cut lawn Trim shrubs and plants
Weed and edge gardens Pick-up any litter
Clean wald and driveway Repair gutters and eaves
Touch-up exterior paint Ensure mail, newpaper is brought in daily
THE SPACIOUS LOOK
Clean stairs and halls Store excess furniture
Clean counters and cabinets Make closets neat and tidy
SPIC AND SPAN
Shampoo carpet Clean washer, dryer and tubs
Clean fridge and stove Clean furnace and ducts
Clean and freshen bathrooms
THE BUYING ATMOSPHERE
Be absent during showings Turn all lights on including lamps and hoodfan
Light fireplace Open drapes during the day
Play quiet background music Keep pets outdoors or off the property during showings
THE FIRST IMPRESSION
Clean and tidy entrance Functional doorbell
Polish door hardware