Five tips that can help maximise your property’s value
All properties have a logical value, and that value can fall within a set price band. Our aim is to help your home becomes the “must have” property. With the “must have” property, logic goes out the window and record prices are achieved. Here are five relatively easy ways to make your home appeal to potential buyers.
#1 Your mind-set
OK, so the first one isn't actually about your property, it’s about you! Getting in the right mind-set to sell for the best possible price is half the battle. The following are four of our primary beliefs which should help you along the way:
- Your property is going to the market in competition, not isolation. It needs to stand out from the crowd.
- The promise of a high price does not guarantee results. The process used to get there is most important.
- Setting a high asking price doesn’t guarantee you’ll sell for the highest price. The best sales are put together by building interest quickly and generating competition between buyers.
- The Agent that you choose to sell your home will have an impact on your end sale price; not all agents are the same.
#2 First impressions
Never forget that viewers will register a great deal of information upon first sight of the property. Therefore, make sure the front door, the window frames and the front garden all look as tidy and as clean as possible. A coat of paint, a little weeding and some tender loving care can go a long way at this stage.
#3 Clean Up
Whatever the condition or age of your property, it can be sold and can achieve a great price. However, what really puts buyers off are dirty, unclean spaces. So if buyers are coming around, clean up and make sure everything is shiny and nice. That feeling of a fresh clean home makes a world of difference.
Modern day buyers are looking for space. Make sure you present each room as well as you can and remove loose, non-essential items. If you lack storage, then consider purchasing space-saving storage items in order to give your buyers a solution before it becomes a reason not to give you a great price.
#5 Think about your target market
Most homes have a target market, an ideal buyer, a buyer who is most likely to give you the best possible price. So think about whom would be your ideal buyer? And how would your ideal buyer like to see your property laid out? How would they use that third bedroom or the outside space?