WAYS TO INCREASE THE VALUE OF YOUR HOME

According to QV, the five things that make up the value of your home are:

  • Land
  • Integrity of building structure
  • Bathrooms
  • Kitchens
  • Landscaping

Start enhancing these areas first.

HOME STAGING CAN ADD 10-15% TO A SALE PRICE

Whether you hire furniture for an empty home or home style using your existing furnishings, this is always worth doing.

Home staging sets your house apart from competing homes for sale, in your area, in your price range. It can elevate buyer interest and put your house at the top of their short lists.

Dressing your home for buyers (rather than for you as the seller) in a way that appeals to the broadest buyer demographics, helps create the dream for buyers (in their price range)

Couples selling can often disagree about styling. If this is happening to you, the Sell Smarter Kit (available on every page of this website) will definitely help.

We have also created information to help home sellers understand what home styling achieves.

IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE PERFECT

A home does not have to be perfect - just make the best of what you have, regardless of your price range or even if your home is a bit tired looking.

You might find this article about home staging your house to sell helpful and it provides some practical before and after images of home staging using existing furnishings.

10 WAYS TO AVOID UNNECESSARY EXPENSES

There is only going to be so much value you can add to a sale price, so we can also help you end up with more equity by avoiding unncessary and unbudgeted expenses. 

Selling your house can often incur expenses that are completely avoidable.

We can advise you how to prevent these with better insight about each stage of the real estate process. All of these impact on your bottom line at the end.

DOWNLOAD THE SELL SMARTER KIT

You can also download our free Sell Smarter Kit which is full of unique tips and insights that can help you to elevate a buyer's perception of your property's value.  

You'll find in this Kit, a sequence and mix of activities and decisions that will place you in the best position to reach the optimum sale price.

We all want to maximise the value and sale price when selling a property - start on the five areas above as a priority.

You are welcome to ask us for advice.

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