How to Prepare Your Home for House Viewings

How to Prepare Your Home for House Viewings

How to Prepare Your Home for House Viewings 

When you put your home on the market, it’s only natural that you want to maximise your chances of getting the highest sale price possible. Believe it or not, there are several ways that you can bump up that asking price regardless of the location and state of the real estate market. Not only this, but the longer your house sits on the market, the lower the possibility of getting your asking price. 

In this guide, we’ll be exploring all the best ways to ensure your home flies off the market at the price you desire. Keep reading to find out how… 

Conduct a Deep Clean 

Having a clean home before you welcome potential buyers is of the essence. We suggest you carry out a deep clean and consider hiring a professional hard surface cleaning team to give your home that brand-new feel. 

Remove Any Clutter 

The more items you hoard at home, the smaller the space will look. When you’re thinking of selling your house, you want to make it look as large as possible. Make sure to remove excess clutter so buyers will be more enticed to pay a higher price. 

De-personalise the Space 

More often than not, buyers have a difficult time imagining themselves in the home they're viewing. To make things easier, it’s best to remove any personal items such as home photographs, trophies, and eclectic decorations.  

Encourage All Kinds of Viewings 

Some sellers are a bit picky about what kind of viewings they accept, however, the more viewings you have, the higher the possibility of getting close to the asking price. You should encourage open houses, private showings, and even video call tours. 

Stage The Space 

If your home is already empty by the time you are putting it on the market, you should stage the space to help buyers envision what they could do with the property. Sure, this may be an additional cost to consider, but it can help you sell your home for a significantly higher price. 

Hire a Professional Photographer 

First impressions are everything. You want to encourage potential buyers to come for a viewing as soon as they see the images of your home online. The best way to do so is by hiring a professional real estate photographer that can truly capture the beauty of your property. 

Make Small Improvements 

Don’t hesitate to make small improvements around the home to increase the sale price. Buyers will try to find any cosmetic mistakes and use these to negotiate a lower price.  

Selling your home can often be an emotional process to go through. However, if you want to make the best financial sale possible, it’s important that you remain detached from the process.

We recommend that you seek help from a real estate expert, as they can help relieve stress and guide you through the often tedious process of selling a home. Most importantly, take on our tips and you’ll see how you’ve reached your goal in no time. 

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