Spring cleaning tip’s for a better property valuation

Homes are meant to be lived in which is why it’s almost impossible to be clear of all mess – especially if like me you have children! However, you’ll be amazed what a difference a day’s spring clean can make to a properties valuation & appeal!

For instance, just by moving all your kids clothing to their wardrobe compared to the pile they often leave on their bed, can transform a room!

The best way to approach this task is by taking some photos of your home. Imagine you’re an Estate Agent trying to get some good photos to show potential buyers. When you review these pictures you’ll soon realise how much difference a few hours tidying up can make on a properties appearance.
Top Tips Before the Property Valuation

  • Clear all clothing from the bed or floor
  • Tidy up all the kid’s toys
  • Wipe all kitchen and bathroom surfaces
  • Store all the bathroom products
  • Vacuum & mop all flooring.
  • Have the heating on and the windows partially open
  • Spray some mild air-freshener around the rooms

Estimated Cost: £0

Estimated Result: £1,000+ higher offer!

If you’re suffering from damp or mould in your home be sure to check out this article on how to effectively deal with it.

Published on 20th June 2017

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