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Selling your home is not just about putting a “For Sale” sign in the front garden and waiting for offers to roll in. To achieve a quick and the price you want, it’s crucial to invest time and effort in preparing your house for potential buyers. One of the most common mistakes sellers make is […]
02 October 2023
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Selling your home is not just about putting a “For Sale” sign in the front garden and waiting for offers to roll in. To achieve a quick and the price you want, it’s crucial to invest time and effort in preparing your house for potential buyers. One of the most common mistakes sellers make is not preparing their homes correctly. In this blog, we’ll delve into the best ways to get your home ready for sale, including tips on how to make your home look more expensive without breaking the bank.
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By investing time in preparing your home for sale you are ensuring it stands out in a competitive market and helps you to:
There are 2 things that helps to sell a house quickly, price and presentation. To sell your house quickly, it needs to be presented well. This can be the difference between no offers and an offer at asking price.
Presentation – Steps to Prepare Your House for Sale
Top tip: If you are not sure how to define your rooms or stage them, visit a few show homes to get inspiration.
The decision to renovate or sell as is depends on your budget and market conditions. Small, cost-effective improvements can enhance your home’s appeal, but try not to overcapitalise if you may not recoup the investment.
Professional home staging can be a worthwhile investment. Experienced stagers create an attractive and aspirational environment that can significantly impact a buyer’s perception of your home. Stagers often have different pricing level according to the number of rooms to be staged. Many staging companies also to digital staging for photographic purposes if full staging is outside your budget.
To add value to your home, consider these key upgrades:
If you’re on a budget, focus on cost-effective improvements like fresh paint, new door handles, modern lighting and basic landscaping. These changes can significantly enhance your home’s visual appeal without breaking the bank and you can make these changes yourself.
To give your home a more luxurious appearance without a hefty price tag, try the following things:
In conclusion, preparing your house for sale involves careful planning and attention to detail. By following these tips and investing wisely in improvements, you can make your home stand out in the market, appeal to a broader range of buyers, and ultimately achieve a successful and profitable sale.
From mortgages and insurance to viewings, offers, exchange and completion, our Buyers’ Guide will take you through everything, step by step, from start to finish.
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