Whilst the lockdown continues there is no time like the present to make simple low-cost renovations which can add value and make your property a more pleasant place to live and rent out/sell quicker.
It can be an overwhelming task to start home improvements when life is busy, so this is a great opportunity to tackle those projects you have been putting off.
These are great for both renting and selling properties!
De-cluttering is a simple way to create the feel of more space and clean lines and the top comments made by potential home buyers viewing properties are around ‘open space’. Clutter can create anxiety and stress levels to increase so creating a place for everything and everything in its place’ is the way forward. Dispose of knick-knacks, unwanted or tired furniture (you can even sell it on Gumtree or Shpock). Remove large or dark furnishings and tidy up any wires or pipework.
Refresh walls with a new coat of paint
Painting interior walls should actually be top of the list of easy home improvements, but most people find it a daunting task. The reality is there are many tutorials and easy tips online on to help and you don’t need to be a professional to refresh your home and give washed-out walls a burst of light.
With high humidity its good to regrout your baths silicone. Buying small, colourful rigs can help bring the space to life. This is highly advisable for darker rooms.
Updating key accents in your home can make it a few like a new home and instantly increase the appeal to potential buyers for a low cost. Replace that old shower curtain with one with block colours, cover an old sofa with attractive throws and pillows and adding plants to any room can add instant style and colour to any space.
Use all 4 senses
During the viewing ensure it smells good! We recommend diffusers as they are slow-releasing and long-lasting.