Brit agents say tidying up a home makes it more saleable

News > news - 03 Oct 2008
A recent survey asked Britain’s NAEA members what they believe is the best way to increase the saleability of a home. These are not necessary the elements which will increase the value of your home, but rather the smaller, overlooked factors, which can make a massive difference when encouraging the sale of your home.

The survey looked into ways to help increase the chance of a sale with many members placing a huge emphasises on first impressions and how crucial it is to make sure the home is free of clutter. 45% of agents said that tidying up clutter is extremely important.

This is an approach that is crucial and cheap, yet missed by so many home sellers. Redecorating was close behind with 22%. Members were then asked about their thoughts of other ways to ensure the sale of a home, looking particularly at the exterior of a property and whether they thought a well-presented garden can potentially make a difference.

The survey showed that 96% of members agreed that a garden plays an important role and should not be disregarded as it is essential to the sale of a home.
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