9 Ways to Be Showing Ready in 30 Minutes or Less! - Part 2

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9 Ways to Be Showing Ready in 30 Minutes or Less! - Part 2When you ask a seller about the hardest part of having their home listed, most will tell you it’s keeping the place in showing condition at all times. It can be stressful to keep your home in top condition while still living your life inside! Can you relate to that feeling? If so, you’re in luck! We have compiled a list just for home sellers to assist in easing your stress on the home front. It is possible to be showing ready in 30 minutes or less! 

Check out Part 1 of our list here.

#4. Keep the vacuum and duster easily accessible. Maybe you usually store your cleaning supplies in the basement laundry room. Or perhaps you keep them in the upstairs hall closet. The easiest thing to do during the time frame of potential showings is to place the vacuum and duster in a central and easily accessible location. A closet near the main area of your home (kitchen and living room) might be best. Although you will still haul them upstairs to clean the bedrooms, a last-minute vacuuming of the main living space will be most important. If you have the Swiffer duster right at your fingertips, it’s much easier to do a quick cleanup of any tabletops and shelving as well. I do suggest something like a Swiffer duster, instead of a dust cloth, to make a speedy dusting possible. Those things are super handy when trying to dust surfaces in just a few minutes!

9 Ways to Be Showing Ready in 30 Minutes or Less! - Part 2#5. Always start your day with an empty dishwasher. This can be a tough one (especially after a long day), but running the dishwasher before bed is a must. That way, dishes are clean and ready to be unloaded first thing in the morning. Having a place to load up those dirty dishes throughout the day is key when trying to keep the kitchen showing ready. If you receive a last minute home showing call, all the kitchen will need is a quick wipe down. The simple task of starting the day with an empty dishwasher can reduce your clean up time drastically. Added bonus: the days without a showing will run a little smoother too!

#6. Make beds and open shades immediately. No matter what your morning routine entails, making the beds is a must every morning. A neatly made bed makes the whole room feel tidier, and it is a big time saver during the pre-showing hustle. Getting in the habit of doing this as soon as you hop out of bed will set your family up for a much quicker clean up later on. After you make the bed, be sure to open the window shades or blinds to let the sunshine in as well. Natural lighting is a huge plus when potential buyers are looking at your home, so amp it up as much as you can. It's an added bonus if the windows overlook some classic landscaping! (View some low-maintenance landscaping ideas here.) Taking care of this first thing in the morning will save you a good chunk of time when you’re preparing for a home showing. It’s a super easy step to help reduce your stress!

The process of home showings doesn’t have to be as stressful as a lot of people assume it to be. A little preparation, along with some guidance from the best realtor in Louisville, and you can have your home ready to sell in no time at all. It is definitely possible to set yourself up to be showing ready in 30 minutes or less!

 9 Ways to Be Showing Ready in 30 Minutes or Less! - Part 2

Are you planning on selling your home? Contact Pam Ruckriegel with Louisville Real Estate Pros; she can help you get started today! 502-435-5524.

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11306 Bodley Dr
Louisville, KY 40223
11306 Bodley Dr Louisville, KY 40223
1 of 74
$4,585,000
Subdivision: Nutwood
BEDS
6
BATHS
9
SQ.FT.
19,081
BUILT
2011
ON SITE
5Days
MLS
1512148
Poised to make its debut to the market, this one of a kind Blacketer Built home boasts a grand 19,000+ square feet of pristine property. The foyer's design sets the tone for the rest of this grand...
1912 Mockingbird Bluff Ln
Louisville, KY 40207
1912 Mockingbird Bluff Ln Louisville, KY 40207
1 of 94
$3,050,000
Subdivision: Mockingbird Valley River Bluff
BEDS
7
BATHS
7
SQ.FT.
11,165
BUILT
2012
ON SITE
12Days
MLS
1511532
1912 Mockingbird Bluff Lane is a rare combination of location and beauty. You will love the drive through the impressive gates, enjoying mature trees and the private ambiance of this quiet street....
200 Mockingbird Gardens Dr
Louisville, KY 40207
200 Mockingbird Gardens Dr Louisville, KY 40207
1 of 73
$2,375,000
Subdivision: Mockingbird Gardens
BEDS
6
BATHS
7
SQ.FT.
10,132
BUILT
2004
ON SITE
14Days
MLS
1511236
You'll have many options for great entertaining in this home, whether in the gracious formal dining room, the serene outdoor spaces, or by the refreshing pool, you're sure to enjoy many good times!...
202 Waterleaf Way
Louisville, KY 40207
202 Waterleaf Way Louisville, KY 40207
1 of 42
$1,695,000
Subdivision: Mockingbird Gardens
BEDS
6
BATHS
8
SQ.FT.
10,499
BUILT
1998
ON SITE
15Days
MLS
1511041
An absolutely stunning renovation by award-winning homebuilder/remodeler Carl Baker of Sterling Development was recently completed on this 10,500 square feet luxury home. As you arrive at the home,...
1912 Whitewood Ridge Dr
Louisville, KY 40245
1912 Whitewood Ridge Dr Louisville, KY 40245
1 of 45
$1,300,000
Subdivision: Sycamore Ridge Est
BEDS
4
BATHS
6
SQ.FT.
4,251
BUILT
2004
ON SITE
9Days
MLS
1511663
Stunning custom built home situated on 5 gorgeous acres. You must see this exquisite property to believe it. From the moment you enter you will be enthralled by the soaring ceilings and gorgeous...
14601 Dominick Michael Dr
Louisville, KY 40299
14601 Dominick Michael Dr Louisville, KY 40299
1 of 74
$1,289,900
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
5
BATHS
6
SQ.FT.
9,841
BUILT
1998
ON SITE
12Days
MLS
1511549
A Rare Find & Fabulous Property nestled on a 5 acre private wooded lot in eastern Jefferson County. This 1 1/2 story home features 5 Bedrooms, 6 Full Baths, 6,644 above grade sq. ft., a Walkout...
6122 Springhouse Farm Ln
Louisville, KY 40222
6122 Springhouse Farm Ln Louisville, KY 40222
 
$1,200,000
Subdivision: Glenview Springs
BEDS
4
BATHS
5
SQ.FT.
4,936
BUILT
2018
ON SITE
15Days
MLS
1511045
Located just off Lime Kiln Lane in Glenview Springs, this new home design created by Carl Baker of Sterling Development, fits the lot and your lifestyle perfectly. Completely stair-free living if you...
5525 Beth Rd
Louisville, KY 40219
5525 Beth Rd Louisville, KY 40219
1 of 83
$1,200,000
Subdivision: Cheri Village
BEDS
5
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
5,030
BUILT
1970
ON SITE
14Days
MLS
1511285
An awesome house with over 5000 square feet, located on 26.2 gently rolling acres in Jefferson County. You are welcomed onto this property through the wrought iron Entry Gates and concrete driveway...
222 E Witherspoon St
Louisville, KY 40202
222 E Witherspoon St Louisville, KY 40202
1 of 37
$1,175,000
Subdivision: Waterfront Park Place
BEDS
2
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
3,809
BUILT
2004
ON SITE
9Days
MLS
1511685
Spectacular, custom-designed 12th floor unit featuring panoramic views of downtown Louisville! The welcoming entry hall leads you to the stunning great room with fireplace. Truly fit for a chef, the...
1123 Red Fox Rd
Louisville, KY 40205
1123 Red Fox Rd Louisville, KY 40205
1 of 50
$1,045,000
Subdivision: Alta Vista Terrace
BEDS
4
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
4,755
BUILT
1981
ON SITE
14Days
MLS
1511263
A renovated gem in one of Louisville's most coveted areas! With close proximity to just about anything you may need, no longer will your days be filled with long drives to and from your destination....
3013 Meadow Farms Pl
Louisville, KY 40245
3013 Meadow Farms Pl Louisville, KY 40245
1 of 58
$964,000
Subdivision: Lake Forest
BEDS
6
BATHS
6
SQ.FT.
8,709
BUILT
2003
ON SITE
13Days
MLS
1511350
Welcome to Lake Forest and this amazing home on Meadow Farms Place. With undeniable curb appeal, this home is impressive throughout and provides a great opportunity to live nearby one of the most...
1105 Balmoral Dr
Louisville, KY 40205
1105 Balmoral Dr Louisville, KY 40205
1 of 42
$925,000
Subdivision: The Springs
BEDS
4
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
5,615
BUILT
1992
ON SITE
14Days
MLS
1511190
WOW! This custom built home located in a gated community in St. Matthews, features an open floor plan w/ impressive architectural details including tall vaulted and multiple tray ceilings. Step into...

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