The aesthetic look of your home plays a massive role in the value, even though it’s your home you’ve got to remember it’s a product you are trying to sell.
Let’s say you were going to buy a second hand car –
The first car you went to view was spotlessly clean, as soon as you pulled up you noticed how clean it was with the paint work just been polished and the inside dash board all shiny with vacuumed carpets smelling nice and fresh, your first thoughts are the owner has looked after the car.
Then the second car you go to view has all mud down the sides, with messy carpets and looks like it hasn’t been cleaned for the last 5 years.
WHICH CAR WOULD YOU CHOOSE????
Even though the second car could be the much better car mechanically you would be much more inclined to buy the first car you went to view just due to the car been cleaner.
Well what's different with your home????
"90% of the nation are more inclined to book a viewing of a well-maintained home as they can’t see past the dirt."
Get your home Buyer ready by increasing its kerb appeal and value with these essentials –
1. Clean Driveway
2. Clean PVC
Imagine going to look at house that’s white pvc is covered in green algae again it’s a massive put off and just give the impression of an unmaintained home. You need to give your home that inviting look. If you have pvc front door this is where the buyer will be standing and waiting for you or the estate agent to answer the door so the pvc being clean is an important factor.
Guttering that has debris and grass growing from them shows they have not been maintained for a few years this is not a good sign at all, remember it’s all about that first impression so make sure those gutters are cleared.
4. Clean Windows
Make the room feel brighter
Buyers look at windows to see if they need replacing its another expense they need to factor into their budget
5. Roof Cleaning
Why not go that extra mile and really make your home stand out from your neighbours.
When possible buyers are driving around looking for properties in the area you want yours to stand out from the crowd give your home that wow factor. Not a roof that is covered in moss that’s constantly falling from your roof onto your driveway and blocking up your guttering.
A clean roof really does do the trick, you only need to take a look at the photos below to show the dramatic difference a roof clean can make to your home which is attractive to the eye and can help your home sell faster and for more money.
Most buyers have made their mind up whether they like the house there viewing or not before they have even stepped in the front door.
Many people overlook their homes exterior when selling a house and think its all about getting the interior in check but the work you have done inside the house, like having every room repainted and decorated to freshen your up home and having your carpets cleaned ect may be too late if they already have a negative feeling about the property from the exterior upon approaching.
Having a full valet of your home will obviously encore some cost if you hire a professional company but it is guaranteed to give you a great ROI (return on investment) when it comes to trying to sell your home.
If you have any further tips to increase your homes kerb appeal please feel free to comment below for these to be added to the list.