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Seller Advice

We understand that selling your house is not just an important transaction, but an emotional one, as well. We take very seriously the responsibility of serving as your Realtor, and will do so with absolute honesty and integrity. That is the promise of every member of the Monica Betancourt Group at EWM Realty.


Home Selling Must-Dos

Clean
Deep clean entire house prior to listing. Includes, but not limited to: air-conditioning coils, closets, vents (hire HVAC company to do this properly; we can refer an expert); pressure-cleaning driveways, patios; washing windows, inside/outside. Maintain house in showing condition at all times.

Stage
Prepare your house for Buyer appeal. Take advantage of Monica’s extensive successful experience with inside/outside staging to create the best presentation for the greatest number of Buyers.

De-Clutter
Neatly store toys, items unnecessary for daily living. Empty closets of non-essential/unwanted items (donate/rent storage unit). Clear-off kitchen/bathroom counters.

Curb Appeal
Spruce up landscaping: prune trees/bushes; remove debris; apply mulch or ground cover in flower beds/around trees, etc.

Electricity
Check electric panel to ensure code compliance (hire electrician to certify status; we can refer an expert).

Lighting
Replace all burned-out bulbs, inside/outside.

Plumbing
Fix any leaking toilets, faucets, showerheads, pipes, etc. Ensure sprinkler system, if present, is in good working order (hire plumber for serious repairs; we can refer an expert).

Swimming Pool
Clean weekly.

De-Personalize
Put away photographs, paintings, mementos, knick-knacks, etc.

Paint
Refresh paint as needed, inside/outside.


EWM is consistently ranked #1 in the industry in South Florida. Working with us gives you the security of having the area’s most powerful, ethical, and well-regarded real estate company behind you.