Get estimates from a reliable repairperson on items that need to be replaced
soon, such as a roof or worn carpeting, for example. In this way, buyers
will have a better sense of how much these needed repairs will affect
Have a termite inspection to prove to buyers that the property is not
Get a pre-sale home inspection so you’ll be able to make repairs
before buyers become concerned and cancel a contract.
Gather together warranties and guarantees on the furnace, appliances,
and other items that will remain with the house.
Fill out a disclosure form provided by your sales associate. Take the
time to be sure that you don’t forget problems, however minor,
that might create liability for you after the sale.