Are you hoping to sell your home quickly? When it comes to the little things that sellers do to make their homes stand out from the competition, the No. 1 step you can take, according to a recent survey of real estate agents, is cleaning the place from top to bottom. Actually, cleaning has ranked as the top home improvement suggested by realty professionals ever since HomeGain began asking the question in 2003. In the latest survey, the agents said spending $400 on cleaning is likely to gain sellers $2,000 more at closing. That’s a 400 percent return on investment.
Here is the full story from the Chicago Tribune.