Home & Decor

How To Prepare Your Home When You’re Trying To Sell

If you want to sell your home, then you need to make it as presentable as possible. You also need to try and be strategic as well. By doing this, you can be sure to get the best price for your property.

Clutter

Before you decorate, you need to get rid of as much clutter as possible. If you have a ton of items that you need to get rid of, then it may be an idea for you to give it away to charity or to even sell it.

A good rule of thumb is to get rid of anything that you are not going to use in your new home. Now is your chance to really get a fresh start, so don’t be afraid to really push yourself when getting rid of things.

If you don’t have the time to go through everything then you might want to look into a storage unit. Too much clutter can make a house feel chaotic, and it may even feel disorganised as a result.

Décor

When you have cleared out your home, you can then begin to decorate it. When you decorate your home, you need to opt for neutral tones as much as possible. This includes having brown, beige, cream and even white walls.

By focusing on these colours, you can be sure to give your home personality while also making it appealing to a huge range of buyers.

Of course, if you are having a hard time trying to figure out what colour scheme to go with then you can look online or even in magazines to try and get some inspiration.

Purpose

Every one of your rooms should have a purpose. If you have a room that is just used for storage then this won’t help your buyer to see themselves in your home.

If you have a spare room, then put a desk or even a chair in there. Before you know it, you have your own office, and you can really use this to market your home. Hang some nice art, put down a rug and make every room feel like it counts.

If you want some ideas, then think about what you would like to see in a home and base your decisions on that. If you haven’t found a home you like yet, then check out
Redrow Homes.

Lighting

Think about it, when was the last time you replaced your lightbulbs?

Chances are it was quite a long time ago. If this is the case, then there is a chance that the bulbs you have right now are dull or even worn out. This can make your home feel way duller than it is, so replace them.

You don’t need to go wild, just get some that are nice and bright. White bulbs tend to do this more efficiently than yellow, or “warm tone” bulbs. If you do this across your home, you will soon find that every room opens up way more and that your space feels bigger in general.

Disclaimer: This is a collaborative post.

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