5 Ways to Prepare Your Property for a Summer Sale
If you’re worried your house won’t be ready for the end of year property market frenzy – don’t worry you still have time. Here are 5 easy home improvement tips to make your home shine and be more appealing for summer buyers.
Be warned you will have to roll your sleeves up and get a bit dirty.
5 Ways to Make your Home More Appealing
Summer is around the corner and for those of you who are looking to sell before Christmas here are some easy home improvement tips to that can make your home more appealing and catch the eye of potential buyers.
Plant some plants
Housing that is in well-planted areas usually attract higher rents and sale prices. So slip on your gardening gloves and get planting! It is an easy way to add colour to your home’s exterior, which benefits the curb appeal for onlookers.
Create an outdoor living area
What kiwi doesn’t enjoy soaking up the sun’s rays on the deck outside, drink in one hand and spatula in the other, with the delicious aroma of sizzling produce in their nostrils?
Having an inviting outdoor living area could be what differentiates your home from others on the market, helping to drive up the price tag.
Keep it cool
While it can be great to bathe in the warmth of summer, it’s nice to be able to retreat to an efficiently air-conditioned home from time to time.
Repair the niggly things
If there are little things in your home that have always bugged you but you’ve never gotten around to fixing them, now is the perfect time!
Potential home buyers that walk through your property will be looking for any reason not to buy. Therefore, it’s a good idea to finally repair that leaky faucet in your bathroom, the cracked tile in your kitchen and the peeling wallpaper in your bedroom.
Clean and tidy
Obviously you want to give your home a spruce up to present it in the best possible light. By removing all your personal effects and putting a bit of elbow grease into cleaning, you will effectively be presenting your dwelling to the home buyers as a blank canvas.
It is a good idea to make your home look immaculate, it’s unacceptable to mislead buyers by covering up any potential faults.
Preparing your home for potential buyers is just one piece of the puzzle when it comes to selling your house.