It’s very important when you’re selling your home that you show it to potential buyers at its very best, sparkling windows, flowers on the table, fresh laundered bedding, garden perfectly manicured and dog out of the way. You really need to make a great first impression on the viewer to encourage them that your home is the one that they want.
Reading is a traditional commuter belt town with its own local economy. Major international companies are headquartered here, including technology giant Microsoft and pharmaceutical company Bayer.
There is a large shopping and leisure centre, the Oracle, on the banks of the River Kennet, and just two miles out you can buy in rural riverside communities such as Henley or Sonning-on-Thames (George Clooney has recently moved here).
For the green-fingered amongst us, maintaining a garden is a labour of love. For such individuals, keeping their garden spick and span is a pleasure but, for many of us, gardening is a bit of a chore. If you’re selling your home, however, it really is in your best interest to both get your garden ship-shape and to keep it that way until you’ve sold it.
Luckily, with a few handy tips and tricks – and a little investment – getting your garden looking great needn’t be an insurmountable task. Here are our top five:
So, you’ve bitten the bullet, made the final decision; it’s time to sell your home and move on. This is a decision that will undoubtedly result in excitement, but this positivity can quickly give way to stress and anxiety if you find yourself encountering problems like a lack of interest from buyers.
Luckily, by being prepared and priming your home for sale beforehand, you can significantly increase the likelihood of a quick sale and maintain the enthusiasm that comes with the decision to move. Here are, in Property IQ’s opinion, the five things you must do before you put your house on the market: