So the time has come to sell your house, and you obviously want to make as much of a profit as you can, but there is one slight problem. The house over the years has become somewhat run down, the paint is fading, and the leak in the gutter you meant to fix two years ago has now come through to the bedroom with a large damp patch.
The kitchen doors are loose and the grout on the tiles looks grey. So if you do want to maximise your profit then you need to take some affirmative action to make sure your house is looking at its best for the sale.
The only problem with this may be the amount of finances available to do any renovation. And if money is tight then you have to be frugal in how you spend your money to gain the most value. Make a list of priorities for which jobs need to be tackled first.
The kitchen and bathroom are the most important rooms to make an impact with if you want to make a quick sale. So pay most of your attention and most of your budget to these areas. Potential buyers need to walk into a home and feel like they can live in it and feel homely. The kitchen is the centre point of any home, so this really needs to shine from a buyer's perspective.
To give any room a feeling of space, then you need to decorate in light colours, magnolia is a great choice for a colour, as it achieves two things. It gives that feeling of space, and allows any potential buyer to imagine how they might decorate it to their own tastes.
This is a very important factor when decorating a house for a sale, the buyer is only looking at how they would see the house once they potentially move in. So if your property is currently decorated in in dark colours that are suited only to your taste, then this may be off putting to anyone looking to buy.
If the potential buyer feels like they have a lot of work to do, then this can be off putting for them, as most people just want to move in to a home that's ready to live in. Busy professionals or working families may find the task of a renovation too much to take on.
Alternately if you feel a quick house sale is better for you, because the task of a renovation may be too much for you. Then you may be better off selling to a specialist property buyer such as Wirral Property Solutions.
A specialist can help you to make a sale in all areas of the UK. Sell house fast Birkenhead was advertised in a local paper, and it didn't stay up for sale for long as the vendor decided to use a specialist to sell their house fast. This is sometimes the best option for you.
So when it comes to the decision process, it's a case of evaluating what is best for you. Do you undertake a renovation and have to spend money and time before you can put the house on the market.
Or do you use a specialist that can help you through the whole sales process really quickly, releasing the equity of the property to you in no time.
Food for thought before you take the plunge. Choose wisely.