Selling your home? Give your property a chance to achieve the maximum price. Do the basics and let your property stand out. A few pointers are listed below, first impressions count, so no harm in presenting your property to its potential.
A clean house is a must. Removing any dust and clutter as well as any odours like smoking and pets from your furniture will help bring out the sparkle in your property.
Got some minor maintenance work to do? Got the correct tools!! Then why not do it yourself. Have your property looking sharp in no time.
Giving the walls a fresh coat of paint in addition to adding a few finishing touches before putting it on the market could make a big difference. There is no harm in helping your property look its very best.
Got any pets? Consider giving them to a family member or a friend for the duration of the viewings. Also avoid strong smells and odours from cooking before any viewing for a more welcoming approach.
With the correct authorisation why not ask your agent to have a board situated outside the property. This will step up the level of interest generated, helping give your property a confidence boost.
Trust your agents expert appraisal of your property. Agents have years of experience of dealing with property such as yours and are up to date with the market demands and trends. They will value your property at a figure that they feel is competitive and achievable in present market conditions. To get a free no obligation market appraisal of your property, click here.
Be realistic in what you expect to achieve and seriously consider offers. Remember when you were searching for a property, the key was to get a deal. Buyers will always make offers and it is your duty to consider them and accept one which you feel is best for you. Remember the highest offer may not always be the best offer for you. Take into consideration any works that are required subject to the deal for example, are the buyers in a chain, do they have their finances in place, how quick are they willing to exchange contracts and do they fit well in your plans of moving out.
Use a recommended solicitor that has a track record of completing the legal aspects of a sale thoroughly and promptly. Solicitors tend to be the reason why property sales drag on. Use a solicitor who does his job well, they may cost a little more, but are worth every penny. We would be happy to recommend a good solicitor to you, please call us on 020 7377 5600.