< All Topics Main FAQs What should I repair or replace when preparing to sell my home? What should I repair or replace when preparing to sell my home? PostedJune 21, 2021 UpdatedAugust 31, 2021 ByElizabeth N. Molina Minimum improvements to consider making before selling your home include patching holes and cracks in the walls and ceilings and fixing broken appliances and HVAC systems—repair leaky faucets. Replace broken window glass and repair the roof if necessary. Change any dated light fixtures or ceiling fans. Previous What is an earnest money deposit? Next Why would I want to use the services of a Real Estate Broker?