The importance of having a freshly painted house when selling
When moving home, most experts agree that you should give your property a quick makeover if you want to sell it for the best possible price. Empty the garage, clean the garden, and clear out all the clutter. But what about giving it a fresh coat of paint? Is it really worth the time and effort to give your interior a sprucing up?
The short answer is yes!
Here are five reasons why a fresh coat of paint can help you achieve a higher asking price and sell your home more quickly.
- First impressions count
A new coat of paint helps to make your house look and feel more welcoming. Bright airy
rooms will make prospective buyers feel more positive about your property the moment they step through the front door without having to say a word.
- Improves the look of photographs
A fresh coat of paint helps make your rooms look brighter and feel bigger in photographs.
Since most home buyers start looking for homes online this can help ensure you get a steady stream of viewings which should translate into more offers.
- Helps to create a decluttered look
Painting your home forces you to declutter. Pack away as much as possible into moving boxes and get rid of unused items. The end result will be a powerful combination of a fresh, bright, clean and uncluttered interior which will make prospective buyers more inclined to meet your asking price.
- Removes stale odours
You may not realise that your home is full of stale odours. This is especially true if you have pets. A fresh coat of paint can help to remove stale odours without having to resort to air fresheners which most buyers will spot a mile off.
- Saves the buyer a job when they move in
Nobody wants to have to paint walls after the stresses and strains of moving house. It is much better to do the hard work for them and paint your walls a fresh clean neutral colour so that it’s ready for them when they move in.
Painting your home may seem like a lot of work. But in most cases putting a little time and
effort in up front will help you achieve a higher price and help you to sell your home more quickly. So clear out all that clutter and get your paint brush ready, you won’t regret it.
This article was written in conjunction with a Sydney removalist company, Hire A Mover
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