In busy Northern Virginia buyers don’t even want to think about having to do something before they can relax and call it their own. Two wage earners with children have no time to deal with house projects. It is a reflection of our high demand – high expectation society. Thus when you put your house on the market there should be no “turn-offs;” no stick doors, no unacceptable wallpaper, no floors that need refinishing. You are no in the business of putting a product on the market. You are out to capture the emotions of the buyer and allow their purchasing decision to be in your favor and to be easy. Accept a Realtor’s trained eye from the beginning to help you prepare your house for sale. Learn what is important and what is not to make your house “ready to go” for your buyer.