Buying & Selling a Home, Home Improvement
Tags: cleaning checklist, cleaning list, home selling advice, home staging, move out cleaning, selling a home, selling your house, spring clean checklist, spring cleaning
You only have one chance to make a first impression, right?! So when it’s time for an interview, a first date, or time to meet the future in-laws, it just makes sense that you would spend some extra time “cleaning up”. Maybe you’d get a fresh haircut, possibly a manicure… anything you could do to make that amazing first impression is well worth it, right?
Houses are no different, especially when they’re on the market to be sold. Your house only has one chance to make a first impression on potential buyers during an open house or a showing so spending extra time and effort to get your home in tip-top shape is worth it!
Over the next few weeks, we will be providing a step-by-step guide in helping your home’s first impression turn into love at first sight for those potential buyers– first up, 5 areas to clean before you sell. (more…)
Tags: cleaning checklist, cleaning list, new apartment cleaning, roommate etiquette, roommates, spring clean checklist, spring cleaning, valentine's day
Public Service Announcement: Valentine’s Day is only a few days away, and we do NOT want you to forget to show your roomie some extra love.
‘Tis the season for chocolate hearts and XL teddy bears, but we’re not necessarily talking about that kind of l-o-v-e for your roomie. Whether your roommate is your spouse, your significant other, a friend, an acquaintance or even some random connection from Craigslist, Valentine’s Day is a good reminder to show him or her that you really do appreciate the companionship. Here are 8 things you can do this week (or ANY time this year!) to show your fav roomie a little extra LOVE… without being creepy. (more…)
Buying & Selling a Home, Organization
Tags: cleaning checklist, cleaning list, DIY Thursday, DIYT, DIYThursday, home projects, new apartment cleaning, new home, new home cleaning, new homeowners, new house cleaning
My husband and I recently bought our first home and we are so excited to grab those keys and move on in! But before we start unpacking, we’re planning to do a good DEEP CLEAN of our new pad. Now don’t get me wrong, the past owners took phenomenal care of the house (even our home inspector was impressed!). However, there’s just something about starting with a fresh, clean slate in a space that makes it well worth any extra effort. Plus, it’s going to be a heck of a lot easier to clean an EMPTY place.
Here’s our new house cleaning list to get our new home looking and smelling good! (more…)