7 home maintenance tasks sellers must do before listing

It’s that time of year again, the 2018 selling season is upon us. If you have clients getting ready to put their home on the market, the task list to prepare for the market can seem endless.To make it easy, here’s a list from Inman, a home maintenance list of the seven things sellers should do before putting a sale sign in the ground.

1. Spruce up the exterior

Let’s face it, the exterior of the property is the first thing a buyer will seewhether online or driving by. Now is the time to make sure it looks its best.Walk around the entire exterior of the home, and conduct an assessment.Consider pressure washing, painting, having the windows cleaned,cleaning out gutters, trimming back any overgrown or dead landscaping,cleaning the front door and changing out any worn door hardware that maylook old and corroded. And make sure the front doorbell actually works!