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Mon 25 March 2019
With the clocks set to ‘spring forward’ on March 31st, we recommend using those valuable daylight hours wisely, especially if you’re planning on instructing your property, as the market hots up! As the sunrises later into the morning and the sunsets later into the evening, it is important to remember certain key factors that will enhance your property’s first impressions. Here are some of our top tips:
1. Declutter & spring clean
This is a standard rule any time you are selling a property. Before marketing photos have been taken, ensure that you have de-cluttered & cleaned through the entire property and removed personal effects and bulky items – buyers need to be able to envisage themselves living there.
2. Dig out those gardening gloves
Spring is the perfect time to start all your enduring gardening tasks! Although the weather may be brisk, ensure that your property is welcoming from both inside and out by keeping on top of your lawn, tidying up your flower beds and boarders and maintaining fences, gates and trellis.
Don’t forget that fresh flowers in your kitchen can make your property appear more welcoming and look great in marketing photographs
3. Prepare to paint
If there are walls that have been scuffed over time or the paintwork has faded, repaint in fresh neutral tones to freshen and brighten up rooms.
4. Think bright and light
After months of miserable weather, the slightest sign of sunshine gets us all excited about the spring… ensure that your property is well lit and bulbs and light fixtures are working. Are there dark spaces which could be improved?
“Where flowers bloom so does hope.” – Lady Bird Johnson
We don’t ‘hope’ to sell your property, we work hard to offer you an exceptional quality of service to meet your needs through dedicated, innovative and knowledgeable practice. We offer a contemporary look together with sound professional guidance, with an emphasis on fantastic presentation of your property followed up by first class personal service.