Here are some tips that have proven to be invaluable to the successful home seller.
From the moment the prospective buyer arrives at your home, it should be evident that the gardens and lawns are well presented. Garden rubbish should be disposed of and paths and porches kept clear of debris. Toys, sporting equipment and garden tools should be stored away to enhance the appearance of your garden.
Your home should be kept neat and tidy during the period of viewings. The home should create an inviting atmosphere by ensuring the arrangement of furniture is in a comfortable position. Utilise fresh flowers, indoor plants or paintings as they always brighten up a home.
Make sure that all minor repairs are completed. Sticking doors and windows, loose doorknobs, faulty plumbing and peeling paint may affect your sale.
It is imperative to let plenty of light into your home. Nothing improves atmosphere of your home more than brightness. On a dull day it is advisable to switch lights and lamps on prior to the arrival of prospective purchasers.
A warm, comfortably heated home on cold days adds a feeling of cosiness. On a hot day don’t forget to open windows to let the breeze flow through. As a general rule, it is advisable to turn off the radio and television during an viewings