So your home is now on deposit, now you don’t need to run
around cleaning all the time. Wait, don’t put away the Windex and sponges
just yet. While it’s nice that the buyer appreciated your efforts and
made you an acceptable offer now you have to maintain their excitement.
First there is the building inspection. While the inspector will be
looking at the furnace, chimney, plumbing and electrical issues, your buyers
eyes will be everywhere. Hopefully you had some time to address and last
minute repair items, but just as important you want your home to be spotless
because while your inspector is busy doing his thing the buyer is wandering
around looking at every nook and cranny. You want them to fall in love
with your home all over again. Make it shine, and yes even consider
having some flowers out on the counter once again, it doesn’t make sense to allow
buyer’s remorse to settle in. While I haven’t seen any studies on this, I
believe an inspector even picks up on the cleanliness of the home
which may just lead them to think you also have maintained the home as well.
Every time you know the buyer is visiting the home, to
measure for drapes or the final walkthrough, get your cleaning crew to work
again making sure it feels like a home that is lovingly cared for. Trust
me I know what you are thinking when is it enough, the answer is when you have
the check in your hand. Until then keep it spotless.
Author:David Parsons Phone: 802-922-8768 Dated: June 30th 2014 Views: 192 About David: ...
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