Preparing your property for sale

TIPS TO PREPARE YOUR PROPERTY FOR PHOTOGRAPHS & VIDEO TOURS:

A clutter free, well presented home will always look more spacious and appealing to prospective buyers.

General:

Remove all clutter and excess ornaments throughout house, store away.

Ensure all globes in lights and lamps are working.

Street Front & Garden:

Mow lawns, trim trees and shrubs.

Remove bins, garden tools, kid’s toys.

Remove cars from driveway.

Ensure exterior lighting (if installed) is working.

Lounge & Living Spaces:

Remove all unnecessary furniture and clutter, create an impression of space.

Turn on lights and lamps.

Clear coffee/side tables of remotes and magazines.

Open curtains & blinds, remove kid’s toys.

 

Clear benches, window sills & sink.

Remove dishes/drying racks, cleaning products and tea towels from sink.

Remove fridge magnets, kid’s artwork and bins.

Turn on overhead and range hood/cabinet lighting.

 

Make bed and clear bedside tables/dressers.

Turn on all lights and lamps, blinds open.

Remove floor items.

Clear the area beneath bed.

 

Clean shower screens, basins & mirrors, remove bath toys.

Remove personal (shampoo etc) products and cleaning items from shower/bath.

Remove bath mats, clothes hampers, scales and bins from room.

Display co-ordinated clean towels, or remove entirely.

 

Clear off outdoor settings, remove pet bedding/bowls.

Sweep decking/paving.

Remove washing from clothesline.

Pool (if installed) should be clean, cleaning equipment/hoses etc removed.

N.B. This is a meant as a general guide only, we understand it is not always possible to present a home as we have described in the above way.