Prepare Your House For Sale On The Real Estate Market
3 Tips to
Prep Your House for the Real Estate Market
Space, space & more space is
what most of us need today in our home. We can never have enough. Most people
today look for open plan living and cupboard space. If your house doesn’t have
this don’t stress, try these cost effective tips below.
- Remove as much clutter from each
room. Donate, sell or store these items at someone’s house temporarily.
- Rearrange furniture to make the
room feel more open plan. If you need to, temporarily store excess furniture
- Cleanout and re-organize cupboards.
People love lots of storage space for their own clutter. Show them that your
home has the space they need.
Most people have limited
imagination. Help potential buyers, by strategically setting up your house so
they can picture themselves living in it. Today’s trends are modern &
earthy. Try these tips below to spruce up your house. You don’t need to spend
loads of money but spending some can go a long way.
- Freshen up tired walls with a quick
coat of paint. Use light natural colors to make it look bright & fresh.
- Make the master bedroom look comfy
& cosy by updating your bedding & placing a few matching feature
pillows on it.
- Clear off kitchen bench tops &
keep just a few featured items such as a coffee machine, bowl of fresh fruit
& or a cook book on display.
- Buy some glass vases to fill up and
freshen up spaces. You can either buy fake flowers to go in them or better yet
buy fresh flowers a couple days before your home open. It really gives off a
nice welcome vibe.
Electrical & Plumbing
A blown globe or dripping tap is
probably one of the last things you want to bother with just before settlement
but attending to these little jobs now can save you a lot of grief. If there’s
just too much to do then let your agent know – remember, it may affect the sale
of your home.
- Follow this check list below:
- Replace burnt out light globes.
This helps show people that there aren’t any current electrical problems to
- Check all toilets to make sure they
aren’t running water after flushing.
- Is your cook top & oven in
working order, including gas igniters?
- Make sure all taps aren’t leaking.
Do the prep first and avoid the stress of
having to fix things after the final inspection