getting the most from viewings First impressions count so put yourself in the buyers' shoes and think about how you can enhance your property's attraction. Consider its ‘kerb appeal’ – the first thing potential buyers will see before they even get past the front door. ” DID YOU KNOW : it takes the average buyer about 10 seconds to make a decision? First impressions count! … CALUM MELHUISH
OUR GUIDE TO SELLING houses and family homes
Here are some things to look out for: Does the front of your house need smartening up? Could the front garden be tidier? Would the front door look better with a fresh coat of paint? Could the front windows do with a clean? Keep it clean and tidy. De-clutter and use sensible storage. Potential buyers will want to visualise how they can fill the space
closing the sale We pride ourselves on good communications and building an excellent relationship with our clients. A good property will generally sell itself but our skill is required to achieve the very best possible price and encourage buyers to a prompt exchange of contracts. We insist on credit checking all would-be purchasers prior to agreeing a sale and will assist your buyer to complete surveys and mortgage valuations as quickly as possible whilst staying in regular contact with both parties’ solicitors. This should ensure any legal enquiries are settled promptly whilst any difficulties are dealt with firmly and decisively in the best interest of our client.
Undertake any minor repairs so that buyers will need to really try hard to find any negatives If you want to re-decorate, go for neutral tones, which will appeal to a wider audience Make your house comfortable, cool on hot sunny days and warm if it's winter Banish smoke or pet odours. Open the windows, brew some fresh coffee and add finishing touches such as fresh flowers Highlight the best features such as fireplaces and use mirrors to increase the sense of space.
over the next few pages you will find just some of the houses and homes just like yours we have sold …
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