Real Estate in Seven Hills

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With most of our staff living and working locally, we consider ourselves a group of enthusiastic locals who are heavily involved in the immediate community.

This gives us tremendous insight into the local market: Previous trends, current movements, and future forecasts. And, it is quite possible we have helped a number of people in your street to sell their home or find a right tenant for them.

 

Method of sale

PRIVATE TREATY

› Buyers can purchase subject to finance or settlement

› More flexible time frame for sellers and buyers

› Good for first home buyers

 

AUCTION

› Unconditional sale: Buyers cannot buy subject to finance or settlement

› Fixed time frame for the sale

› Promoting prompt decisions onto the buyers

› Social proof for buyers to bid more

› Greater likelihood of a higher sale price if multiple buyers bid

› If unsold it reverts to private treaty

 

TENDER OR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

› Fixed time frame for the sale

› Bids are kept confidential, which leads to buyers competing against themselves not others

› The seller has control they don’t have to accept the highest tender if they don’t want to, but knowing this figure can lead to future negotiations

 

PRESENTATION

The difference between presenting a property correctly or incorrectly can sometimes influence the sale price by up to 10%. For this reason, we recommend you to consider the presentation of your home very carefully. Part of this process is working with you to make sure your home is presented to its best advantage and has the maximum appeal for buyers.

Experience tells us that sprucing your home is well worth the effort to and usually has a positive impact on the price.

A few simple techniques can make all the difference in securing a sale, and, by making sure your house is presented in the best possible light, it will have a dramatic impact on the selling price of your property.

The most important thing to remember is first impressions counts. Once on the market, you need to disassociate yourself and remove any emotional connection to the house… don’t look backwards, look to the future! Time is of the essence in these situations, and hence the presentation process should begin at the exact time you decide to sell your house

Our team at wish real estate will ensure simple, cost effective methods to prepare your house for sale without the need for any major maintenance and blow a hole in your wallet.

 

INSIDE THE PROPERTY

› Remove clutter – storage boxes are a must!

› Invest in a new doormat

› A complete spring clean – scrub walls, skirting boards, floors, tiles, windows, light switches and    fixtures

› Freshen exterior paint

› Check doors, windows, awnings and blinds all open and shut properly

› Use your best linen on the beds and best towels in the bathroom

› Ensure all light globes are in working order

› Have all carpets, lounges and curtains professionally cleaned

 

OUTSIDE THE HOUSE

› Wash down the external walls and clean gutters

› Sweep driveway and paths

› clean windows and entrance door

› Tidy garage › Keep bins out of site

› Ensure pool, ponds, and water features are well cleaned and properly functioning

› Clean garden umbrellas and outdoor settings

 

THE GARDEN

› Keep the lawn cut and edges trimmed

› Remove all weeds in the garden and turn over the soil

› Trim back trees and any overhanging plants

› Plant new flowers to add colour to the garden (try to match flowers to colour theme of house)

› Pot plants or tubs strategically placed around the house (on the veranda or patio) can look amazing and annuals are always a good idea

› Repair any damaged fences

› Remove oil spills from the driveway

› Remove any garden clippings and rubbish

 

INSPECTION DAY

› Keep all curtains and bedroom doors open, maximizing natural light

› Give each room a quick tidy clean, empty bins and vacuum or sweep where necessary

› Utilise lamps and flowers to create a homely, welcoming atmosphere

› Manage the temperature of the rooms if possible – cool in summer, warm in winter (…there are ways to do this cost efficiently)

› Remove your valuables from the house

› Keep pets out of the house and, if possible, out of the garden

› Leave the property during the inspection

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