Home Sellers Tips

Home Sellers TipsExhibit the Exterior

Roof and Gutters

  • Repair or replace loose, damaged or blistered shingles
  • Clean gutters and downspout strainers
  • Check gutters for leaks and proper alignment
  • Inspect flashings around roof stacks, vents, skylights and chimneys
  • Clear obstructions from vents, louvers and chimneys
  • Check fascias and soffits for decay and peeling paint
  • Inspect chimney for any loose or missing mortar

Exterior Walls

  • Re-nail loose siding and check for warping or decay
  • Paint siding, if necessary
  • Check masonry walls for cracks or any other damage
  • Replace loose or missing caulking


  • Repair concrete or blacktop, if necessary


  • Lubricate hinges and other hardware on your garage door
  • Inspect doors and windows for any peeling paint
  • Check condition of glazing around all windows
  • Test electrical outlets


  • Check walls, steps, retaining walls, walkways and patios for cracks, heaving or crumbling


  • Mow lawn, reseed or sod, if necessary
  • Trim hedges, prune trees and shrubs
  • Weed and mulch flower beds


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