The difference between presenting a property correctly or incorrectly can sometimes affect the sale price by up to 10%. For this reason, we recommend you consider the presentation of your home very carefully. Part of this process is working with you to make sure your home is presented to its best advantage and has the maximum appeal for buyers.

Experience tells us that sprucing your home is well worth the effort too and usually has a positive impact on the price.

A few simple techniques can make all the difference in securing a sale, and by making sure your house is presented in the best possible light will have a dramatic impact on the selling price.

The most important thing to remember is first impressions count! Once on the market, you need to disassociate yourself and remove any emotional connection to the house… don’t look backwards, look to the future! Time is of the essence in these situations, and the presentation process should begin at the exact time you decide to sell your house.

The Metrocity Realty team can ensure simple, cost-effective methods to prepare your house for sale without the need for any major maintenance.

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  • Remove clutter – storage boxes are a must!
  • Invest in a new doormat
  • A complete spring-clean – scrub walls, skirting boards, floors, tiles, windows, light switches and fixtures Check doors, windows, awnings and blinds all open and shut properly
  • Use your best linen on the beds and best towels in the bathroom
  • Ensure all light globes are in working order
  • Have all carpets, lounges and curtains professionally cleaned
  • Vases and plants for a homely feel
  • Eliminate odour
  • Keep all curtains and bedroom doors open, maximising natural light
  • Give each room a quick tidy, empty bins and vacuum or sweep where necessary
  • Utilise lamps and f lowers to create a homely, welcoming atmosphere Manage the temperature of the rooms i f possible – cool in summer, warm in winter
  • Remove your valuables from the house
  • Keep pets out of the house and, i f possible, out of the garden
  • Leave the property during the inspection
  • Wash down the external walls and clean gutters
  • Sweep driveway and paths
  • Clean windows and entrance door Tidy garage
  • Keep bins out of site
  • Ensure pool, ponds and water features are well cleaned and properly functioning
  • Clean garden umbrellas and outdoor settings
  • Keep the lawn cut and edges trimmed
  • Remove all weeds in the garden and turn over the soil
  • Trim back trees and any overhanging plants
  • Plant new f lowers to add colour to the garden ( try to match f lowers to colour theme of house)
  • Pot plants or tubs strategically placed around the house ( on the verandah or patio) can look amazing and annuals are always a good idea
  • Repair any damaged fences
  • Remove oil spills from the driveway Remove any garden clippings and rubbish