How to Spring Clean for a Successful Home Sale

Putting your house on the market? Before the "For Sale" sign goes up, give your property the ultimate spring cleaning. When it comes to showcasing your home for sale, there's no such thing as a house that's tooclean.

"The house has got be cleaner than Christmas," advises Los Angeles-based Sotheby's real estate agent Jeffrey Young.

Here's what Young and other L.A.-based experts suggest you do to clean before holding an open house.