Are you preparing your home for a sale? If yes, then you may be interested in knowing how to get the best deal for your home. Now, staging your home for a sale to wow potential buyers and make a profit should be easy for you if you have loads of money at your disposal. The real challenge comes when you’re working on a tight budget and have to make the most of what you’ve got. So, how can you sell a house in Sydney or elsewhere in Australia on a small budget? Let’s find out.
A good way to increase the value of your home is staging it, but the process is often expensive. So, how can you make your house attractive to buyers without breaking the bank? Firstly, you need to eliminate the fear in your mind that you won’t be able to sell your house on a small budget. Secondly and importantly, sell without an agent to avoid real estate agent commissions and considerably lower costs.
Now comes the important part though: if you wish to make a profit from home sale then you need to ensure that your home looks its best. This is where staging enters the fray. Even if you’re working on a small budget, you can ‘design’ your home to sell by taking matters into your hand. So, how can stage your home to attract potential buyers and make a profitable sale? Following are a few tips to sell a house on a small budget.
Clean and De-clutter
A dirty or cluttered house is unlikely to fetch you customers. For this reason, you should always clean and de-clutter your house before presenting it to potential buyers. Put yourself in the buyer’s shoes and see how your house looks. If there are things in your house that shouldn’t be there, toss them out. In addition to your house, clean your garage as buyers may be interested in seeing the space where their car’s potentially going to be parked.
Increase the Curb Appeal of Your Home
Making additions to your house such as a hanging plant at your entrance and a new welcome mat will help you to increase the curb appeal of your home. This is turn will increase your chances of making a profitable sale.
There are also more drastic improvements you can make to improve the exterior of your home. If you have a driveway, it could be laid with bricks in a certain design, compared to black concrete. The lawn and landscaping could be looked after to show a well-maintained house. You could even use faux stone panels for exterior use to create ambience in certain spaces or cover any ugly features, such as the crawlspace of a house.
Have a three-bed home with a den? If yes, then a good thing to do would be transforming your den into a room, creating more rooms and increasing the utility of your home. Now, you don’t need to spend excessively to transform your den into a room. Clean the den, add a bed, add an armoire and voila-you have a new room.
Selling a house in Sydney on a small budget can be a bit of a challenge. But, by using the aforementioned-tips, you can stage your home on a small budget to increase your chances of making a profitable sale.