Priming your property for a spring sale

August 27, 2021 BY

WITH BRENT HARTIGAN – SALES CONSULTANT – HAYDEN REAL ESTATE TORQUAY

With the traditional spring selling season only just around the corner, it’s time to start preparing.

National house prices are rising at their fastest rate in more than 32 years, according to CoreLogic.

Listings can’t keep up with FOMO (fear of missing out) demand and analysts predict no slowdown in the immediate future.

The local market has seen a dramatic increase in price over the first half of 2021.

We have seen buyers from all over Victoria looking to call the Surf Coast home.

New properties coming onto the market have also been a little scarce creating a very low supply, the perfect climate for any seller.

Expert opinion points to the longer, warmer days of spring not only boosting local foot traffic in the best-dressed houses for sale, but equally suggesting an increase in potential offers.

If a sale is just around the corner for you, putting a few steps in place now will allow you to make the most of the market this spring.

Top tips for creating winning results

Property owners can achieve an overall impression of a streamlined interior and exterior finish — with minimum outlay and moderate effort.
Complete all minor repair projects.

Making sure that everything is fixed and in smooth working order.· Spend time on your street appeal. Paint fencing, keep lawn edges tidy, add colour to your garden beds, stain decking, wash all windows and clear guttering.

Adopt a neutral tone when repainting walls, floors, and ceilings, but make sure to splash out on vibrancy when it comes to creating a warm welcome at your front door.

Contemporise fixtures and fittings, such as lighting, bathroom mirrors, taps and cabinet ware, to suit your interior style.
Cosmetic makeovers are not only affordable, but also add visual appeal.

Pay attention to detail when decluttering and spring cleaning.

Less is not only more, but also creates the illusion of extra space when potential buyers come knocking. If your decor is not up to standard, consider renting furniture and artwork for home staging effect with the wow factor.

If a sale has been on your mind please reach out, I will work closely with you every step of the way to ensure you maximise your result and can be contacted on 0414 439 931.

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