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Getting Your House Ready For Sale

Getting Your House Ready For Sale

 

Maintenance and Spring Cleaning Can Really Help

As Spring approaches, so does the busiest time of year for real estate agents. There are approximately 65% more properties available for sale in Spring than any other time of year. People tend to want to sell at this time of year because the weather is warmer, the gardens look more appealing and neater and the house tends to be more inviting.

Before putting your home on the market, you need to take an objective look at it, and all the things that need fixing ­in order to get the biggest return and address potential house maintenance. Buyers tend to focus on a few key areas of a prospective new home ­- the kitchen and the bathrooms. Dirty tiles and grout can be a potential deal breaker in sale negotiations. The alternative ­- installing a new kitchen or bathroom can run into the tens of thousands of dollars. This may not be money that you want to spend if you aren’t going to be around to enjoy it.

A cost­ effective alternative is to have your kitchen or bathroom given a new lease of life. The photo’s below show a unit in Sydney’s inner city that was going on the market. GroutPro was enlisted to update the bathroom. Upon inspection, there was grout missing in a few areas, and the grout was heavily discoloured, with mould growing in some areas.

The tiles and grout in the bathroom was cleaned, missing grout was replaced and GroutPro’s unique Colourseal product was added to the shower walls and bathroom floors to give the bathroom a fresh, updated look. This low cost house maintenance solution contributed to high return for the owners on auction day.

If you are looking to sell your home or investment property in coming months, then Contact your local GroutPro specialist today and ask for your FREE, no obligation quote or PH: 1800 822 459 or simply click on the Quick Quote form above.