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Smiths Falls Office

59 Beckwith St N,
Smiths Falls ON

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Getting Ready For Showings

If you have any questions or would like more information about getting ready for showings please Contact Us. If you are planning on buying or selling a home or property visit our Buyers Page or Sellers Page and we will be happy to help you.

Buying a home is usually an emotional experience. People make the decision to purchase based upon their "feelings". The subconscious appeal that you create may affect your sale price and help you sell more quickly and at a better price.

Yard Area

  • Keep lawn clean, neat, cut and trimmed
  • Accent entry with colourful flowers
  • Ensure toys, garden tools, etc. are out of sight.
  • Keep pool and spa clean
  • If winter, keep sidewalks & driveway shovelled and clear of snow & ice
  • If winter, put out photos of yard & garden summertime.


  • Getting Ready For ShowingsFresh paint if necessary, especially on trim and entry door
  • Entry lights bright and in working order
  • Patio furniture clean and attractively arranged
  • Pet areas clean and odour free
  • Concrete areas clean and cracks repaired
  • Carpet and flooring clean or replaced
  • Walls clean, touched up if necessary
  • Good ventilation throughout house
  • Shiny clean baths, kitchen, mirrors and appliances
  • Remove clutter from kitchen and bathroom counter tops
  • High intensity bulbs in lighting fixtures for extra brightness
  • Repair or replace handles, towel racks, knobs
  • Garage, Closets & Storage Areas
  • Reduce cluttered appearances
  • Neatly organized and clean


  • Open blinds & curtains and turn on lights for maximum brightness
  • Take pets for a walk
  • If possible, leave during a showing
  • The best way to sell your property quickly is to create an atmosphere that will charm buyers and make them want to live in your house!

*Information courtesy of Ontario Real Estate Association.

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Smiths Falls Office
59 Beckwith St N
Smiths Falls ON  K7A2B4
(613) 283-2121