So you’ve made the decision to sell your home 🏡 In a challenging marketplace it is even more important to look at ways to help ensure you achieve a sale quickly whilst achieving the best possible price.
With over a decade of experience in the Housing Industry, Linda Lush – Sales Manager at Austin & Wyatt shares with us some tips to ensure you move swiftly into your new ‘Dream Home’.
🏡 Ensure the the property is clean and tidy daily whilst on the market and that the main living areas are clutter free and kept minimalistic.
🏡 Professional photography will enhance your home and ensure that you get people through the door. People predominantly search online portals these days when looking for property so be selective with your pictures, consider them as your ‘shop window’ First impressions count as people will instantly make a decision on whether they wish to view or not!
🏡 Always ensure you have a floor plan in order to help your purchaser visualise the property they are buying.
🏡 Consider your target audience. Who is most likely to purchase your property? Look at ways of appealing to this specific group of people.
🏡 Compare the competition! Look at other similar properties for sale in the area. How does yours compare? Drive by take a look – be realistic about price. It is a price sensitive marketplace.
🏡 Consider the property from your buyer’s perspective. Think about their dominant buying motives and decide what are the strengths and weaknesses of the property.
🏡 Don’t forget the garden. A enchanting and enticing garden is important to many potential purchasers as it is viewed as an additional room that can be used for entertaining, dining as well as the more traditional uses, playing and enjoying.
🏡 Give your buyer time and space to look around. Work closely with your agent. They will call on your assistance if there are any queries that need to be addressed.
For most people their home is their biggest financial asset/investment. Think of it this way – the more time and effort put into getting it to look it’s best will be repaid when you receive an offer and agree a sale at an optimum price.
Your dreams – our passion. Good Luck.