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Remove/Replace Favorite Items. If you want to take window coverings, built-in appliances or fixtures with you, remove them now. If the chandelier in the dining room once belonged to your great grandmother, take it down. If a buyer never sees it, she won't want it. Once you tell a buyer she can't have an item, she will covet it, and it could blow your deal. Pack those items and replace them, if necessary.

Stagers bring in a vast array of items to spruce up the house. Here is a small sampling of items professional stagers often use to dress each room. How they are utilized is limited only by the creativity and vision of the stager: Mirrors, Plants, Silk Flowers, Floor and Table Lamps, Area and Throw Rugs, Small Love Seats, Ottomans, Afghans, Pillows, Inflatable Queen-Size Beds, Baskets, Plastic Tables and Chairs.

Before you begin to prepare your Tennessee house for sale, examine the home from a stranger's viewpoint. Ask a friend to help, who might be more removed from your attachment.

Tennessee seasonal FSBO sales require unique approaches. The way you would sell in spring is very different than selling in winter.

All Tennessee FSBO marketing should be geared toward making your phone ring and increasing traffic to your home.

Make Minor Repairs. Replace cracked floor or counter tiles. Patch holes in walls. Fix leaky faucets. Fix doors that don't close properly and kitchen drawers that jam. Consider painting your walls neutral colors, especially if you have grown accustomed to purple or pink walls. (Don't give buyers any reason to remember your home as 'the house with the orange bathroom.') Replace burned-out light bulbs. If you've considered replacing a worn bedspread, do so now!

A good virtual tour will grab a buyer by the hand and lead her from room to room, showing a 360-degree view. Depending on the tour company, you can add sound, music or an exciting, professionally written description that scrolls with the movement of the tour. Virtual tours can also include individual photos available for download or to print.

Apply orange oil to cabinets that appear dry, which will renew their original luster. Put out large bowls of fruit such as polished apples, bright oranges, luscious grapes. Arrange colorful and fun cookbooks on the counters.

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