What is it about those online listings that feature nothing other than the exterior of the house?! “There’s obviously something wrong with that property” thinks the potential buyer. And then there are those listings that have a full pack of pictures to look at – and they’re enough to put you right off viewing the property – the rooms look small, or dark, or outdated, or without any... [Read more...]
Are you using your diningroom as a home office? Planning to sell your house? YIKES! Potential Buyers only know what they see. “This isn’t a family home – where will we all eat?” “This house must be incredibly small – they have to use the diningroom as the home office!” “Oh, I remember that house – the one that didn’t have a diningroom.”
Perhaps you have a wonderful imagination.... [Read more...]
Always keep the GARAGE DOORS DOWN while your home is on the market. And if you’re not using the garage for storage, keep cars in the garage and NOT in the driveway. You want the driveway to look spacious. And potential buyers need to be able to approach the front door with ease.
If you’ve properly prepared your house for sale, chances are you’ll have put some items in storage –... [Read more...]
Staging is about staging the whole property – not just the inside. Work from the outside in. First impressions really do count. So Curb Appeal is important. If a property has no curb appeal, some potential buyers won’t even bother to look inside.
Remember the way you present your house for sale is different than the way you live in your home. So if, for example, your shrubs are overgrown because... [Read more...]
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