Preparing Home for the Holidays

The holiday season is a time of cheer and gathering with family and friends, but it can also be a hectic time as many people work to create a warm inviting home atmosphere for receiving guests. Some of these preparations take little effort and others require greater attention to detail.

NAR’s consumer-facing website,, has ideas that can help homeowners prepare their homes for the holidays, including tips on prioritizing tasks, creating a safe environment, prepping a holiday kitchen and other great ideas. For more on these and other ideas visit

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year… But what about homeowners who are trying to sell their homes during the holiday season? Talk to a REALTOR® about strategies for positioning a home for sale during the holidays, and visit for tips on preparing a home for sale.