7 simple design tips to sell your house quicker
Are you having trouble selling your house and looking for some fun and useful tips and tricks to get it off your hands? Here are seven simple ways to attract buyers and sell your home fast without dropping the price. Even better still, you can do a lot this without getting a contractor and many of these tips can actually increase the resale value.
1. Maximise space
Clutter is so last century and there’s nothing more
2. Plug the demand
Make sure you have enough sockets and plugs to accommodate as many kitchen appliances as possible, anything from juicers, food processors, wine coolers to other smart gadgets and recreational electronics. The kitchen is a communal space enjoyed by everyone, which means that including some extra charging stations for devices such as phones, tablets, radios and TVs can make a big difference. Optimise your bathroom with a waterproof sound system, connect it up to the kitchen and voila, your home is now state of the art.
3. The only way is open plan
More and more academic research suggests that Millennials don’t go out as much, rather they prefer to host
4. The Age of Bathrooms
Bathrooms should be a talking point, not a place of shame and bodily functions. Gone are the days of dim lights and
5. Change that leaky tap
While it’s a given that improvements to your kitchen and bathroom pay off, luxury improvements don’t. Most buyers just want a nice, functional, fitted kitchen and a clean, modern bathroom — but are not ready to shell out for top of line Japanese toilets or a contemporary French bidet with a golden inlay. In fact, modernising the bathroom to an appropriate sanitary level (e.g., no leaking faucets, cracked toilet bowls or
6. Research your colours
A lick of paint is the simplest and most obvious way to give your house a new lease on life. It can revive a home and transform the ambiance but only if you choose your colour palette carefully. While white might seem like the easiest option for most people, make sure to consult Pantone for the latest trends — they’re the leading voice in colour trends. The colours of 2016 are rose quartz and serenity: adding a touch of chic to your bedroom or guest room. Many interior designers predict that 2016 shall be the year of experiments, meaning playful combinations of stripes, graphic lines and other patterns will completely change your bedroom and give it a whole new personality.
7. The personal touch
Buyers don’t want your musty artefacts but they do want a personal touch. Remove the junk and add unique, artisanal objects and artwork to your bedroom. Telling a story through design can help bring the vision of your buyers to life. Make them “feel at home” and they will remember it!
Bianca Jutaru — Tranio.com