10 Things to Do Before You List Your House


Detail the Landscaping

Don't go overboard; just a trim will do.
Don't go overboard; just a trim will do.

You know when your sweetie spends all weekend detailing the car? Well, he should do that with the landscaping before you try to sell your home. Removing dead branches from trees, pulling weeds, painting fences and fixing driveway cracks will keep your home from giving the impression that it's gone native. Don't risk your home looking like it belongs in one of those futuristic horror movies where the ozone layer has fizzled out over the 'burbs and the only people left alive are eating dog food right out of the can.