Preparing Your Home For Sale

Inside Presentation

  • Ensure your house is clean and tidy
  • Think about speaking to an interior designer. Your agent will be able to help you
  • Make sure all doors work well (handles turn and lock smoothly and doors don’t jam)
  • Open curtains to allow as much light in as possible
  • Remove clutter
  • Rub lavender oil into the door-jambs to provide a soothing clean smell

Outside Presentation

  • Replace all cracked and broken glass
  • Make sure all gates work well (handles turn and lock smoothly and gates don’t jam)
  • Remove leaves and sticks from gutters
  • Replace broken fences and missing pailings
  • Mow the lawns and mulch where necessary

Inspections/Open Homes

  • Try and be out of the house when buyers inspect as they will feel more comfortable
  • Make sure the house is at a comfortable temperature
  • Ensure your agent knows what makes your house a home – explain why it has that special ‘feel’ for you, point out its
  • Highlights this will help the photographer create advertising material that really captures the feeling of the home
  • If you are unable to do these things yourself, Matt is more than happy to provide a handyman at a discounted rate