How to Impress Potential Buyers

There are many ways to make your property more appealing and inviting, but if you want it sold quickly and for a good price, you’ll want to prepare.

A few simple changes can go a long way in getting people excited about buying your home. Follow our tips below and you’ll be sure to impress potential buyers.

With exceptional demand, now is a great time to put your property up for sale. But what can you do to make sure it sells quickly and for the best price?

First impressions

The first thing buyers notice about your home is the outside areas. Make sure these look decent and well maintained so that when people walk through your home, their opinion will stay positive.

The first few moments a buyer spends looking at your house are crucial. Make sure they think positively by making the areas that will catch their eye look as good as possible, like flowerbeds and an entrance hall. Simple things like adding fresh flowers can go a long way to help with that all-important first impression.

Welcoming

In order to make your property feel inviting and warm to buyers, it’s important that your home is not too chilly. Depending on the time of year, you might want to set the central heating ahead of time. Do you have a fireplace? If so, light it – you’ll instantly create a sense of comfort.

Showcase your home

Homebuyers are more likely to buy into a lifestyle when looking at homes. Make key areas of your property stand out. Ensure you remove bulky furniture items; you want all rooms to look spacious and bright.

People want to live in a home that is comfortable, welcoming, and well-maintained. Make sure your property appeals to all buyers. Set the table in the dining room, arrange the office, and place furniture on the patio.

A house isn't only about the rooms, but also how they're used - so make it clear what each area is for and that they work right for their purpose, whatever the size of the room.

De-clutter and clean

When you are ready to sell your home, clean and declutter before showing it off. Buyers will be assured that the place has been well cared for if there is no clutter in the way when they walk through the door.

Remember to also make your outdoor space more inviting too. Prune back bushes and shrubs, cut the grass and clean up dirt and debris from the patio. You want viewers to appreciate the outside as much as the inside.  

A major tidy-up could mean all the hard work was worth it because most buyers know what good maintenance looks like.

Light and space

Clean your windows and open curtains and blinds to allow more natural lighting into rooms during daytime viewings. In any smaller darker rooms add lighting and mirrors – it’s a simple way to make any small room look bigger and brighter.

DIY

As a seller, you know that any problems with the house will be revealed at inspection time. This includes anything from leaking water pipes to holes in your carpet and missing trim pieces around doors or windows, then these will become apparent when potential buyers walk through for themselves so do something about them now if possible - if they're not fixed before then there's no turning back!

Choosing an agent

We all know how important your home is. That's why it needs the best representation you can get from someone who will work hard on its behalf until they find a buyer, take care of every detail involved in negotiating prices, and completing transactions smoothly – and that's us. 

We hope you enjoyed reading this and it will help you sell your home quickly and for a great price! 

Looking to sell and want to know how much your home is worth? You can request a market appraisal here.