A first impression lasts and that’s why presentation is crucial when selling your home. Here at First National Riggall we know how to help you present your home so that it has the competitive edge over other properties on the market.
We offer a styling service, providing advice on presentation as well as use of our home makeover furniture and accessories to enhance your property. The goal is show a home that looks appealing, maximises space and encourages more interest in the property. Our data shows that homes having been ‘set for sale’ by the First National Riggall team have, on average, sold in 24 days on the market versus the industry average of 97.
Our styling and staging service is affordable and available for all our clients… it really makes a difference!
First National Riggall's Tips for Presenting Your Home
First impressions start from the front of your property. Ensure it looks tidy, with clean paths, pruned trees and shrubs, freshly mowed lawns and weed-free garden beds.
Clean, Light & Bright
Give your property a thorough clean, including the windows, so that your home feels fresh and sparkles. Sunny spots appeal so locate the warm spots in and around your home and make them stand out with an inviting feature chair, cushions, or a vase of flowers.
Cut the Clutter
Improve the perception of space. Less clutter will help to make your room and shelves appear larger. A clear benchtop will help the kitchen to look user friendly. Re-arrange furniture to create a sense of space and for easier ‘people movement’ at your open inspections.
Set the Scene
Set the scene with fresh flowers, a glossy magazine on a coffee table and aromatic candles or soap in the bathroom. Your rooms should look and smell fresh and clean. Open curtains and blinds and turn on attractive lamps to make your home glow.
From leaking taps to a broken light bulb, make sure minor repairs are taken care of. A fresh coat of paint will remedy scuffs and scrapes to walls and woodwork.
Remember that pets, cigarettes, dampness/mildew or an open fire can all play a part in your home’s odour. You could brew a pot of coffee, place vases of fresh flowers in various rooms and open the windows to allow fresh air to flow through your home.
Remember to tidy up pet bowls and toys and take your pet out whilst your property is having an open inspection.
Create an inviting atmosphere in your home by turning on heaters in the colder weather, and turning on fans and cooling systems for the warmer days. Turn on lights and lamps to make the rooms feel welcoming, bright and spacious.