Choosing your real estate professional is, perhaps, the most important decision you will make when selling property.  We believe the more you look around, the more you will see the value of working with us.

However, no matter whom you choose, these simple tips will help you sell your home more quickly and efficiently.  Listen to suggestions, as you prepare your home, don't rely solely on your own judgement. It's hard to be objective when you're the owner. Your realtor will have helpful, professional tips on how to make your home more marketable.




Preparation for a Sale

  • Organize your Solicitor or Conveyancer to arrange your contract of sale
  • Choose marketing material relevant to your sale eg. DON'T purchase a large FOR SALE sign if your home is not main road frontage, on-line marketing is the best way to advertise your home - they way of the future....
  • Stay unemotional during negotiations.
  • Selling your home can be emotionally charged, but don't let that stand in the way of making a deal.
  • Have a business-like attitude during the process.
  • Choose a Real Estate Professional you like and trust.
  • Make first impressions count.
  • Without a doubt, a visually appealing house will attract buyers, who can't help but respond to the look and "feel" of a home.
  • Take time to carefully prepare for showings
  • Trim hedges
  • Weed gardens
  • Wash steps, windows, railings, doors, etc
  • Paint if needed
  • Remove unnecessary clutter from garages
  • Scrub, dust and fix up the works.
  • Buyers will notice details.
  • Get rid of the clutter, repair leaky faucets, wage war on dust and clean until your home shines.
  • Small things can make a potential buyer walk away.
  • Shampoo carpets, Clean tubs, toilets and showers and hang fresh towels
  • Oil squeaky doors
  • Fix things like broken hinges and light switches
  • Take a whiff, nothing will turn a buyer away faster than an odd smell., try to eliminate smoking, food and pet odors.
  • Turn on the lights.
  • Open shades and draperies before a viewing.
  • Cut the grass
  • Remove any clutter from the yard
  • Open all doors inside home.
  • Turn on inside and outside lights.
  • Let potential buyers "see" themselves in your home.
  • Too many personal items can make viewers feel like they're intruding in someone else's home.
  • Keep things clean and simple.
  • Decorate in neutral colors. 
  • Let your agent do the work