1. Look for blocked pipes and make sure they’re resolved before you put your house on the market.
Put your money into new floors
The experts in the field of real estate claim that wood flooring will boost the value for your home by 2.5%. However, what is most important to prospective buyers? How clean and well-maintained the floor is.
An aesthetically pleasing floor is an indication that your home is in good condition and it is possible to upgrade the flooring so that it is sold. It is recommended to invest in new flooring in these areas:
These are the main areas of living. The principal living spaces include the living area and kitchen, which is where the majority use their time. These spaces make a fantastic impression, and could be used to set the tone when it comes to price negotiation. They spend the majority of their time in the company of family and friends, which is why it’s worth investing in the latest flooring.
The entryway. Potential buyers can gain an idea of how the interior of the house will appear from the state of the front door. It is more likely for them to enjoy the home once they get inside. It’s difficult to alter their perception of the property that is not in good shape.
If your flooring is old or have not been professionally finished or have too much color and pattern then you shouldn’t put your home up for sale.
Do you need to purchase new carpets?
Carpets are more popular in smaller rooms, for example bedrooms. The purchase of new carpets prior to selling your home is, therefore, not required. However, It is important to ensure that the existing carpets are stain-free, clean and that they aren’t worn out. Be cautious when it comes to carpeted areas.
Staging plays a vital role when selling your home. Through staging, you are able to draw buyers in with top-quality lighting.