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Spring Selling Tips

20 Oct 2015 Richmond 0 Comment

Spring is in the air and it’s a great time to start preparing your home if you have plans to sell in the coming months. Below are some useful tips which sellers should consider when listing their property for sale.

Local Knowledge.

Use the services of a real estate agent who has good local knowledge of sales and has a good database of potential buyers. Also look for agents who have been around for some years in your area, as they are generally the local experts. A reputable agent will be able to set a correct selling price and market the property to buyers most likely to purchase your home.

Local Buyers

Research has shown that people who purchase homes in a particular area generally already live within a 15 kilometre radius of the property. An experienced agent will take advantage of this and ensure the marketing campaign is carefully targeted to the correct buyers.

Eliminate Clutter

If you want to understand how to present your home for sale then have a look at the inside of a display home. By removing unnecessary items such as children’s toys and unused furniture, you can make you home tidier as well as make the rooms look much bigger.


Consider buying a few well-placed accessories for your home to enhance its emotional appeal. For example, accessories such as mirrors, plants and quality towels can generate a feeling of luxury even in an otherwise plain bathroom.

Unused Rooms

Homes that have empty rooms are usually much more difficult to sell .Ensure rooms that are unused generate an emotional appeal. If you have any empty rooms make sure they has some furniture as well as flowers and hanging pictures.

Colour Scheme

One of the most common reasons why homeowners have difficulty selling their home is that they have selected an exotic colour scheme. The interior colour scheme sets the tone of the home and it should be finished in such a way as to appeal to the greatest number of home buyers. Anyone who is considering selling their home should therefore ensure that they have a neutral colour scheme.


Your colour scheme should maximize the use of light inside your home. The clever use of light can make your home appear larger and friendlier. Typical ways home buyers can enhance the use of light is to use mirrors in smaller bedrooms and make sure that windows are always clean for inspections.


Research has shown that the kitchen area is fast becoming an important feature for those looking to buy a property. Vendors would make sure that kitchen cupboards and benchtops are not cluttered and are well presented. Cleaning titles, grout and any appliance on show is important before opening your home for inspection.


The bathroom is another important room for home buyers. Vendors should consider replacing older fixtures such as taps, handles and towel racks and consider repainting the bathroom ceiling. These inexpensive repairs can go a long way in making the bathroom stand out.

Light Fittings

Light fittings can establish the atmosphere of a home. Consider using higher quality light fittings in larger rooms such as the main family room and the guestroom. Light fittings with multiple bulbs are more impressive during home presentations to home buyers and also make rooms appear much larger.


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