Tips for Selling a Home in Rangeley Maine


A seller should never underestimate the importance of making a good first impression on a potential buyer. Here are a few simple tips that can help increase your homes appeal and value.


An Appealing Exterior

  • Landscaping
  • Mow the Grass and Trim Back the Shrubs
  • Park Extra Cars Away From the Property
  • Apply a Fresh Coat of Exterior Paint if Necessary
  • Clean Windows and Window Coverings
  • Keep Plumbing and All Appliances in Working Order
  • Maintain All Sealants (Sink, Tub, Window, Shower, Etc.)
  • Make Sure Roof and Gutters are in Good Condition
  • A Clean and Inviting Interior

Make Your House Anonymous

  • Remove Clutter
  • Keep the Kitchen and Bathroom Spotless
  • Vacuum Carpets and Keep Floor Surfaces Clean
  • Put Dishes and Laundry Away
  • Make Beds
  • Open Drapes and Turn On Lights to Enhance the Atmosphere
  • Keep Closets Neat
  • Put Toys Away
  • Keep Pets Out of the Way
  • Put Jewelry, Cash, Medications and Other Valuables Away

Types of Listing Contracts

  • Open Listings
  • One-Time Show
  • Exclusive Agency Listings
  • Exclusive Right to Sell

Details of a Listing Contract

  • Price and Terms of Sale
  • Real Estate Commission
  • Multiple Listing Service
  • Agency and Salesperson Responsibilities
  • Resolving Disputes with your Agent

Marketing Your House

  • The Multiple Listing Service
  • Real Estate Office Advertising
  • Individual Agent Advertising
  • The For Sale Sign
  • Flyers and the Brochure Box
  • Open Houses