Cheap ways to make your house more saleable

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to spend a lot of money in Nigeria when renovating your house just to make it more saleable instead there are various tips you can do that will increase the value of your house without breaking the bank. Practicing the following tips below will make it appear like you spent a lot of money when you really don’t have to. If you are selling your home then the goal is to achieve the best possible price although the price can be affected by factors like the house design, location, proximity to access and many other factors can influence the buying decisions in relation to the asking price. You can still have a positive impact on how saleable your home is with these tips below



Get rid of any offensive smells. Clean windows, doors, and cabinets. Open up the windows and let in the light.  Get rid of all the excess stuff that has accumulated in your house. The main goal for a seller is to give a potential buyer the chance to feel at home in the property which is just not possible if the house is full of old books, cabinet surface covered with dust. So, dispose of what you don’t need. This simple trick helps to show off the best features of your house which increase the appeal of your house, hence, making the house more saleable.

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Neutral walls

Painting the walls is one of the cheapest ways to achieve change when it comes to the interior of your house. Neutral walls are perfect for selling homes because it gives a potential buyer the opportunity to imagine themselves in the house. Although buyers are always told to see past existing features by the agent during an inspection the reality is that most potential buyers can’t. So, that bright red wall could be doing more damage to your buying prospects than you think especially with conservative buyers. Give your house the best chance of achieving the highest price by painting your walls in a neutral colour.


First impression

One of the first things potential buyers will notice is your front door and your garden. Ensure you make a great first impression by paying some attention to both features. Try to repaint your front door for more curb appeal. Ensure your garden is well trimmed and appears neat. You can put a pot of bright flowers near the entrance.


Real estate agent

It can be tempting to sell a property yourself to save money. Having the wrong agent or not hiring an agent at all can make the whole house selling process difficult.Don’t just choose the agent who is charging the lowest commission: it is more important that the property is sold at a high value within a short period of time.

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Ensure you hire an informed agent.The right agent is one of the simple keys to selling your house faster and at a higher rate as they are professionals in the field of real estate.


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