Selling a home is stressful, and you'll have a lot on your mind before the first open house. It's important to present your house as a place other people can call their own, and there are some simple ways to make potential buyers feel at home.

In the weeks leading up to your first showings, go through your home and remove the majority of your personal photos.

While a few pictures convey that you have a warm and loving household, too many can make it difficult for buyers to visualize themselves moving in.

Stay tuned for more tips on how to prepare your home for sale, and consider investing in a home inspection to find any potential issues before you put your place on the market.