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Preparing for the Open House & Showings

There are a few tips & tricks to help your home shine during the open house & any showings. You’ll probably have done some decluttering and other preparation as preparation for the photoshoot, but these are a few extra steps as people are touring your home.


  • Make rooms look as open & organized as possible
  • Clear kitchen countertops
  • Take fridge magnets down
  • Clear bathroom countertops
  • Remove shower items


  • Vacuum & mop floors
  • Dust
  • Ensure closets are tidy
  • Windex mirrors
  • Wipe down bathroom sinks & counters


  • Style shelves & side tables
  • Consider putting out fresh flowers or colorful fruit
  • Fluff pillows


  • Open the blinds
  • Make the beds
  • Hide remotes, keys, and other small items
  • Hide/lock up any valuables

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