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7 Arrangements You Must Make Before Selling Your Home

If you are thinking of selling your home, some refurbishments and changes that will make it more attractive to buyers will probably be necessary. Something that is certainly not a very good idea is to put the property for sale without repairing it just to 'see what happens'. As it is most likely that if there are other renovated houses for sale, buyers will notice them and buy those instead. The reason is simple; although it costs a little more money, prospective buyers usually prefer to buy a house that is ready to move into.

We, therefore, suggest the following 7 arrangements that you should consider before placing your home on the market:

1. Structural changes

This may not be one of the areas that most influence aesthetics or design, but the condition of pipes, electrical wiring, heating, age of the building, energy rating and the windows' condition are things that potential buyers are going to take into account.

2. The exterior appearance

This is another area that will be very important. the exterior condition of the property will be the decisive factor for those who are going to view the house. It is going to make the first impression that will either prompt the buyer to choose this house or another one.

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3. Landscaping

If the house has a garden, the least you can do is to keep it well maintained. To make the house more presentable, all the trees must be perfectly pruned so they don't cover any part of the property. The path that leads to the property should be cleared too. 

4. Interior aesthetics

A coat of paint, in modern colours such as light and neutral, will be very important to remove stains or defects on the walls or ceilings. Changing light switches is another cheap and easy-to-do practice that will enhance the value of the property.

5. The kitchen

Kitchen is always very important so it should look good. Buyers, even if they do not cook, always imagine being in a tidy kitchen preparing a dish or cooking for their guests. It should, therefore, be inspiring. 

6. The bathrooms

It is very important that the tiles look good. Even if they are old, they should still be clean, dry, and in good condition. New faucets and light switches will also help improve the appearance.

7. The flooring

The flooring will radically change a room's appearance. There are low-cost solutions such as laminate flooring that will create a totally different environment to amaze your potential buyers.

Engel & Völkers

Luis Vives, 6
46003 Valencia
+34 96 351 78 97

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