Updates & Repairs
"Be objective & create a list of what needs to be done. People today are looking for move-in ready homes. Are there any repairs you’ve been putting off? Are your light fixtures old, dated or broken? Kitchens and bathroom will bring you the best in your investment."
"Painting is by far the easiest and most cost effective way to give your home a fresh new look. To appeal to the widest selection of buyers - think neutral. You can always add colour with accessories."
"The house needs to be neat, clean & orderly. By organizing & pre-packing items that are not used regularly will create a spacious feeling. Buyers will look at closets, etc because storage is one of the top item on a buyer’s list."
"Depersonalizing is an important step when it comes to selling your home - it means that you have to let go emotionally. You want the potential buyers to envision themselves living there and not feeling like they’re just a guest in your home."
Main Selling Rooms
"The front entrance is the first area buyers will see and they will base their first impression on this so you want to "WOW" them the minute they walk in the home. The kitchen is the room where people spend most of their time. The other rooms you need to focus on are: the Living Room, the Dining Room, the main floor Family Room and the Master Bedroom and ensuite."
Furniture Placement & Lighting
"Furniture placement is critical as it will show off the room to its full potential. Keep in mind the traffic flow. Lighting is also very important. You want to create lots of light. Is your furniture oversized? Properly placed furniture will allow the buyer to see the function of each room."
"Buyers usually make snap judgement on whether or not your home fits into their criteria based on what they see in drive-bys or viewing photos on line. Show them that your house is worth moving into and not moving on." By giving your property a well cared appearance - buyers will be eager to stop & excited to view the interior as well."