Home Selling Hacks.

TOP 10 Home Selling Hacks…

Remove Big Furniture

Big furniture can make your home feel pokey and small… no secret there! Your buyers want their new home to feel light, airy & spacious, so remember the simple things and dress your home to suit what the buyers want to see… Remember: you can always put furniture into storage!

Stage your rooms

It doesn’t take a lottery win to stage your home and dress it to impress your Estate Agent and buyers! From new bedding to plants… little changes can make a big difference to the first impression. If you want more information, check out these Must Have Home Staging Accessories

Clear the clutter

Take down the personal photos, clear out the clutter on the sides and leave only a few choice pieces on display. When in the children’s rooms, store trophies, excess toys and nick-nacks away to best show off the room.

Show off your rooms

You may have a fantastic bedroom which you have turned into an office, a dining room which is being used as a playroom or a conservatory which is doubling as a garage… but buyers like seeing rooms being used for their intended purpose to really picture how they will live in the home. Make sure you show off each room to its full.

Create a Walk Through

Creating a clear walk through in the property allows buyers to feel – make sure all walkways are clear and tidy, remove anything which may be out of place such as moving boxes, kids toys or animal toys.

Additionally, using similar colour accessories in each room creates a sense of unity in the home, instead of individual rooms.

Paint your front door

By painting your front door, you are increasing your curb appeal, the first impression that the buyer gets walking to your home. Consider replacing your door handle and knocker, or giving them a good clean, making them feel shiny and cared for. As a homeowner, if you are caring for the little things, it promotes the idea that you additionally care for the bigger aspects too!

Clean, Clean, Clean

Clean your carpets, your windows, your guttering, your window seals. Consider sugar soaping any walls you do not want to paint, clean chandeliers and light fittings for a dazzling light effect in the room, regrout where possible (or bleach grouting for easier fixes!), clean stainless steel so it’s smudge free, brass so its shiney and new and even consider replace the cord on your bathroom light… Attention to the small details create a better overall appearance and allow you to request top dollar for your home.

Keep a lid on it

If you are present during a viewing, do not volunteer information to buyers. Allow them to ask questions. You may think that by speaking about your home, you are upselling, but unfortunately you are unaware of the answers your buyers want to hear!

Smell Matters

Consider the age of your home and how it should smell… small country cottage may smell of baking rock cakes, whereas a swanky bachelor pad may have a musk. Here’s how to “smell” your home!

Curb Appeal

Curb Appeal is no secret! Get outside your home and think about how you can increase your curb appeal… Mow the grass, get fresh flowers in the window boxes, jetwash your driveway and paths, hide away dustbins and recycling bins.


Use these top 10 hacks from the team at GetAgent.co.uk – The Estate Agent Comparsion site, to get your home sold if a jiffy….

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