There probably isn’t a homeowner alive who doesn’t have a list of little jobs that need doing.
Everyone’s got them: minor niggles that aren’t yet irritating enough to deal with, so they get accepted ‘for now’ and eventually become forgotten as you get used to living with them.
That’s all fine until your home goes up for sale and the viewings begin. Suddenly, fresh pairs of eyes are picking up on every little detail, including:
Left ignored, these can become bargaining chips for buyers to haggle on your price. So instead of that, gain the upper hand with our guide to turning little jobs into big money and selling your home for more.
From little accidents to regular wear and tear, it’s impossible for your decor to stay pristine without an occasional helping hand, and there are a few main culprits to look out for.
Dealing with these will go a long way to reviving your decor so your home feels fresh, loved and inviting to everyone who comes to view.
Just like for humans, old age creeps up on every home, and creeks become the norm and get worse if we ignore the signs. So here are some things to test and fix.
Ultimately, and aside from a little light background music, the only sounds you want to hear on viewings are the enthusiastic commentary from your agent and murmurs of approval from potential buyers.
From regular comings and goings, to seasonal temperature changes and a sky that loves to rain, the weather and daily life take their toll on everyone’s home, with typical signs that include:
All of these can leave buyers wondering whether major work and expense are waiting in the wings, so it’s really worth sorting them out to remove that concern.
No matter how stylish your home is, if your viewers are constantly greeted with damaged or deteriorating fittings, they may feel they’re taking on a bunch of hidden problems.
Some of the most glaring include:
A simple rule to sell for the highest price is to repair or replace anything clearly broken or worn out, particularly when it’s in full view of where buyers will look.
One of the most effective methods for making your home look more expensive, spacious and appealing is the one that doesn’t cost a penny - tidying up!
Here are some top tips for a quick fix.
Have a ruthless wander around your home to seek out clutter and create more calm - you might be surprised at how much bigger and brighter it feels after you’ve worked some magic!
Are you getting ready to sell?
Then let’s start talking about any little jobs that could add thousands to your sale price and make it a truly hot property in the Wilton & Salisbury area.
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