How To Make A Home Sell As Easy As Possible

Selling a home can be a tricky business. You want it to appeal to the new buyers and feel both homey and not too personalised that they can view themselves living in it themselves. If you have your sights on a house you want to purchase but find your own property isn’t budging from the market, there are a few things you can do that can help make the process that bit easier. Once you’ve got all your legal bits sorted such as having a ID1 Form Solicitor to remotely look at your forms and get your ID1 Verification completed, you want to think about what you can do in terms of the house itself. In this article we explore some top tips.

Have a big declutter

The first thing you need to do when selling your home is declutter it. You want people to walk in and be able to see all the potential the space offers and how they will live in it. If it’s filled to the brim with your things they won’t be able to do this and it can very quickly put them off seeing themselves in the space. It’s a good idea to declutter if you are moving anyway, so box up non-essentials and keep enough to make it look homey but not too much.

Fix the little snags you don’t really see but potential buyers might

We all have little snags in our home that we overlook. It might be the wobbly drawer handle, the missing lightbulb or the door that creaks every time you open it. While you’ve grown to live with these things, it’s a good idea to fix them up before showing the house to potential buyers. The better condition it’s in, the more likely they’re going to want to buy it. You could give the walls a fresh lick of paint and ensure you tidy it up before a viewing.

Ensure it smells nice

One last point that might seem small but actually has a big impact is ensuring the home smells nice. The scent of a place is one of the first things people notice and if it smells warm and inviting they’re more likely to stay and look around properly and have positive connotations. If it smells old, musty and damp it can really put them off. Have air fresheners that can spray, try a room spray or why not bake some cookies before having viewers round? You can offer them out and they smell absolutely amazing!

These are just a few things you can do that can help make a home sell as easy as possible. It can sometimes be the smallest of things that can put a potential buyer off so by sorting these out, you put yourself in the best position for a good sale. What are some top tips you have for making a home sell as easy as possible? Let us know in the comments below, we’d love to hear from you.


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