Spring is here…and it’s the best time of the year to sell your property!
With the better weather, potential purchasers are more likely to go house hunting and search for their perfect property.
Does your property need a spring clean? Does it need freshened up?
Preparing your home for sale doesn’t need to be complicated, our staff are on hand with a few tips and tricks to over haul your home.
Use natural lighting to your advantage
The best way to prepare your home for a spring sale is to open it up, lighten it up and brighten it up. Changing lampshades and curtains to lighter, fresher shades and opening up blinds gives rooms more dimension, creating the illusion of spaciousness.
Think small with renovations
The changes you make to your home do not have to be dramatic. Needing to freshen up your kitchen? Rather than replacing entire cabinets, replace the doors or re-paint instead. Thinking of buying to furniture? A quick sand and re-paint can give your home a new lease of life!
A fresh coat of paint can have a huge impact on the appeal of your home. Whites and neutral tones give a much needed face lift to tired rooms and is an inexpensive way of creating appeal.
Pay attention to odours
Smells of pets, cooked food or tobacco can crush the sale of your home. Such scents stick to carpets, curtains and rugs and this can have a significant impact on the appeal of your property. Carpet cleaning services are a fantastic way of removing old scents from a property along with a fresh, spring scent such as fresh cut flowers.
Remove the clutter
It happens to us all, whether you’re rushing out the door or simply too busy to notice, clutter can build up around your home. Clear away stacks of books, hide away magazines and tidy away the clutter in your bathroom. The more space a viewer can see, the more likely they are to see themselves living there. This can be difficult when so much of someone else’s life is still visible during the viewing.
Improve the external appearance of your property
First impressions count. This alone can make or break the sale of your property. Unkempt gardens, cracks, missing/loose bricks or sun parched grass can be unappealing and may put buyers off due to any extra work needed.
Strategically place plants and large pots to give your garden a boost in colour. Fix broken paving stones or pressure wash your driveway to add a fresher look.
This applies to outdoor furniture too, a fresh coat of paint and a couple of cushions makes a huge difference!
Struggling for some inspiration? A quick search online opens up a vast expanse of possibilities for your home. Sites such as Pinterest have oodles of easy DIY ideas that can quickly transform your home, internally and externally!
So what are you waiting for? Let’s get the ball rolling! It’s time to freshen up your home this Spring time!