Presentation is everything... and is often what sells the emotional appeal of a property. Ensuring your home is best presented to a prospective buyer is paramount!

To guarantee a smooth preparation I have prepared a list of recommended tips to ensure your home is looking its absolute best to achieve a top sale price in today’s market.

Make Minor Repairs

  • Replace cracked floor or counter tiles
  • Repair holes in walls
  • Fix leaky taps
  • Fix doors that don’t close properly, kitchen drawers that jam and ensure door
  • Handles turn and lock smoothly
  • Consider painting your walls neutral colours, especially if you have grown
  • Accustomed to colourful walls
  • Replace burned out light bulbs

Internal Presentation

  • The kitchen is the heart and hub of the home – give it your all
  • De-clutter kitchen bench tops – put away the toaster and kettle etc
  • Thin out any linen cupboards
  • Remove any fridge magnets and items from the front of the fridge
  • Dust all light fittings and wash all exhaust fans
  • Consider having the carpets professionally cleaned
  • Put knick-knacks into boxes and out of sight
  • Remove any excess furniture
  • Wash all windows
  • Polish bathroom mirrors and shower glass
  • Vacuum
  • Dust furniture and ceiling fan blades
  • Air freshener will add an inviting aroma to any home
  • Clean out any pet smelling areas
Interior of home being sold by Harcourts

External Presentation

  • Spruce up the front door and entrance. Buy a new door mat and perhaps a few pot plants
  • Mow the lawns, remove weeds and mulch any garden beds
  • Remove any leaves or sticks from the gutters
  • High pressure clean any paving and patio areas
  • Remove any cobwebs
  • Ensure all gates are working well
  • Ensure visitors can clearly read your house number