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Dress Your Property For Success

Presenting your property at its best

Creating Lasting First Impressions

We would like to share some simple presentation tips with you, which may help present your property to its best advantage. It is often the little things that can make the biggest impact. For examle, first impressions really do count because it is estimated that over 50% of properties are sold even before the prospective buyer steps through the front door! WOW. Below are a few practical ways in which you can make an instant impression, which will go a long way towards making a successful sale.


Outside Appeal

  • Remove bikes, tools and any clutter
  • Keep lawns mowed, hedges trimmed and gardens weeded
  • A few well positioned flowering pot plants can create a welcoming appearance
  • Having the exterior washed and windows cleaned can make an enormous difference
  • Paint, wash or sweep fences, gates, windows, screens, steps, verandah and the front door
  • Ensure your pets are secured so that they won't pose a threat or annoy visitors
  • Out side lighting is a must for evening inspections

 

Positive First Impressions

  • Your front door and enterance way can be poweful first impression areas
  • A newly decorated fron door with attractive topiary shrubs either side can be affective
  • Properties yet to be renovated can visually show buyers the potential of the property by decorating the walls, ceiling and floor of the front enterence
  • Position an attractive plant or piece of art to add that final touch

 

Appeal To The Senses

  • A general spring clean will freshen the look and the air
  • Turn on sufficient lights when inspections are being held to compensate for any dark areas
  • Use odour neutralisers to dispel with cigarette or animal smells.
  • Bathrooms should be gleaming. A dish of potpourri or soaps adds a nice touch
  • Place freshly cut flowers throughout your property
  • Turn the radio and TV off
  • Make sure the temperature inside is comfortable

 

Little Things That Count

  • Attend to any small maintenance jobs such as sticking doors or windows, driping taps, squeaking hinges, loose door handles, blown light bulbs
  • Kitchen - clean the stove top and inside the oven, sink should be spotless and benches should be free of clutter
  • Consider the feeling of spaciousness, store unnecessary items to enlarge the room size

Lastly

  • Allow your buyers the time to become emotionally involved in your proprty by leaving the premises during inspections. Your consultant will maintain security at all times.