Before putting your home on the market this summer, there are several things to keep in mind in order to give the best impression to both potential homebuyers and real estate agents. Following the eight essential steps below will help you maximize success during the home selling process. 


Whether it is adding some hanging wall flowers on the tree or applying a new layer of mulch in front of the house, little details can enhance the overall look of the. Basically, well-kept landscape signals to both buyers and guests that not only do the owners prize themselves

Prep the deck or patio

A deck or patio is definitely an important feature in a home, so assessing any way you can fix up tiny cracks or offering a new coat of paint can be a great way to improve your home’s aesthetic. If you haven’t already, you can dress the patio up with a new seating area, a few flower pots, or plants to make it look even nicer.

Keep up with clean-up

Ideally, outdoors are should be cleaned at least once a year with a power washer to remove any dirt on the exterior parts of your home. Walking through your yard and thoroughly evaluating what to keep/remove on your property is absolutely necessary. 

Window panes

Especially during the summer, taking the necessary steps to properly clean your windows is also a nice touch. Cleaning your windows to remove debris not only makes the house seem cleaner, but it also allows natural light to accent the internal beauty of your home.

Remove clutter

Taking a rainy weekend to sift through clutter will also help you better prepare for when potential homebuyers and real estate agents come to visit the house. Not only is cleaning up clutter a great stress reliever, but it also allows you to get rid of items on a mass scale.

Also, connecting with your real estate agent to see what else should be done before putting your house in the market this season is ideal. She/he can provide insight on how to improve your home by focusing on overlooked tasks that may have escaped you.