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Making Your Home Stand Out


In order to make your home stand out among other properties on the market, you need to ensure potential buyers notice your home.

Before listing your home make sure you do your homework, attend open houses and see what similar houses are selling for in your area.

Presentation is an obvious contributor as to whether people come through your door. Drive past your home and imagine you are a potential buyer. Spending time working on the exterior appearance of your home will help ensure potential buyers will want to come inside your house. Your property will be judged from the moment potential buyer’s drive up the driveway.

Remove any clutter and repair any items that are not in working order.  Replace leaking taps, sticking doors, broken light fittings, loose door handles, leaky gutters and torn flyscreens.

The marketing of your property must be an area of excellence. Professional photography, twilight photography, video and internet sites have to be outstanding. Only use the best available.

Open for inspections are the best way to get people through the door. If you are hosting an open for inspection make sure your home is sparkling clean from top to bottom. Open all the blinds to let as much light shine through. During summer and winter, make sure you have your air-conditioning or heating on to make the home comfortable for those potential buyers who are coming to your open home.

To help guide you through the current market, Fitzpatricks Real Estate’s team of sales professionals are here to assist you with any questions you may have about ensuring your home stands out amongst the rest.

You can find some handy tips and a check list of general household tasks in our Presenting Your Home for Photography e-book.