1. Clean your house
A good thorough cleaning is vital. You can do it yourself, or even better, hire professional cleaners to get into every nook and cranny.
2. Do minor repair work
Repair any problems within the home, and repaint anything outside that needs a little bit of touchup.
3. Spruce it up
A good, fresh coat of paint will do wonders for your home. It can bring life back and it doesn’t need to be expensive. In fact you can do most of this yourself.
4. Hose it down
Use a high-pressure hose on your home, really giving it a good fresh spray. You’ll be absolutely astounded with how fresh and clean it could look, once you’ve actually done it. Once you’ve done this you’ll be able to easily spot any areas that may need attention.
5. Prepare to stand out
When someone walks into your house that you’re presenting for sale, you want to amaze them. You want your house to shine - to stand out from the crowd. You can draw attention to your home by paying close attention to its exterior. This is, of course, the first thing that a prospective buyer will see so it must be memorable. Weeds should be eliminated, any broken or missing brickwork replaced, pot plants must be in good order and any peeling paint eliminated.
I know you probably had the carpets profession- ally cleaned or even cleaned them yourself.
7. Toss it!
Clutter has got to go. If you’ve got kids, or a clutter inducing hobby, then you’ve got extra bits and pieces around. Do yourself a favor and get it out of the house. Rent a storage shed.
8. Before the showing
Your window dressings should be clean and your windows sparkling. You want to let in as much natural light as possible, Use fragrance to appeal to buyers’ senses by using either great flowers or freshly brewed coffee
9. Make sure the light bulbs are working.
When people walk into a home the first thing they do is start-pressing lights.
10. Online presentation
In addition to a detailed description of your property, your online listing should include plenty of pictures taken at complementary angles.
11. Let us sell your house!