It doesn’t matter whether you’re investing in houses and selling them on. Or, if you’re selling a home that you have been living in, first impressions count. If you want to get a quick sale at a great price, you need to make sure that your property makes a fantastic first impression. Remember, typically that first impression will occur before they come and view the property. They might look it up online or see the home in an ad in the paper. As such, you won’t get that many chances to make a great first impression. If you don’t get it right straight away, your property could be on the market for a while.
Make The Outside Look Stunning
Remember, you won’t always know when the potential buyer gets their first impression of your property. They might see it online, and we’ll talk about photos a little further down. But what if they see your home while driving past? Then, you don’t have the chance of framing it in a beautiful photo. In this case, they’ve got to be impressed by what they see with their own eyes. There are a few factors that will guarantee a potential buyer arranges a viewing.
The first is maintenance. Before you even think about putting your home on the market, you need to make any repairs. Have a look at the home and make sure there aren’t any eyesores. This could be discolouring on the exterior walls or weeds in the paving. You need to make sure your home looks fantastic. One particular area that is of great importance is the driveway. It takes up a massive area of your home, and it needs to look great. You could buy a Northshore Paving asphalt driveway if you were interested in improving kerb appeal, or install a flagpole that would help the home stand out. They look stunning and will massively improve the perception of your home.
Hire A Great Agent
When you sell a property, you’re not the only one involved in the process. Usually, you will hire an estate agent or a company to represent your home. They will do everything they can to make sure that it looks incredible. You might want to have a look at a few online. In particular, look at the pictures of homes on their site. Do these pictures make you want to buy? If the answer is yes, then you should contact that agent.
Remember, when pictures of your home are taken, the photographer will be trying to accentuate the best features. You want to make this job easy for them by making your home look bigger. You can do this by reducing the number of items in each room. The fewer items that there are, the bigger it will look. This is typically referred to as a minimalistic design. The picture below highlights how a smaller home can look big with the right design work.
If you do take this advice on board, you will create a great first impression for your property. Even in the first week, we imagine you’ll have a lot of offers.
Founder Dinis Guarda
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