There are a lot of things you can’t control in the home-selling process. However check these 10 repairs that can make a buyer think twice about your asking price:

1. Paint colors that just don’t blend in
Choose a neutral color so buyers can project their own ideas onto it
2. A front door that’s not inviting
The front door is one of things a buyer will notice
3. A busted doorbell
Having one that works with a friendly, crisp chime
4. Tattered window and door screens
Buyers will notice screens that look more like Swiss cheese than insect shields
5. Depressing landscaping
As potential buyers drive up to your home, they’ll notice everything
6. An unpleasant smell of … something
Nothing can turn a buyer off faster than the stench of faded cigarettes or poorly trained pets. If it stinks, start cleaning
7. Eerie dripping sounds
Quick DIY fixes that shouldn’t go ignored
8. Bad lighting
Replace harsh lights with bulbs that have a softer glow
9. Squeaky hinges
Grab lubricant and grease hinges to stop the squeak
10. An outdated kitchen
Keep it simple by adding a fresh coat of paint and change old cabinet knobs and handles