We’ve got a great little resource which will help you maximise your price and to make the sale of your property an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Our FREE booklet, 101 ways to maintain and prepare your home for profit, is packed full of tips and ideas to help you prepare your property for sale.

From making repairs and checking paintwork and wallpaper for peeling or wear and tear, to setting the mood with subtle lighting, soft music and using reed diffusers to dispel any odours, this booklet has 40 years of experience behind it!

In our experience, the devil is in the smallest of details to make rooms more appealing. Remember you are selling a lifestyle or a dream so things like an open book on the coffee table, a bottle of wine and glasses on an outdoor setting or logs set to burn in a fireplace can help sell this.

From the entry to the driveway, (make sure it’s free of any kids’ toys, the bins are out of sight and the driveway and paths are pressure cleaned), to walking you through the house, (consider well-placed mirrors to make rooms bigger, and don’t forget to clean the floor), our booklet has tips to make every room look its best.

First impressions really do count, so make sure those first impressions are good ones. Tip number 44: A freshly painted front door with polished fittings is a pleasing welcome to the home for buyers. Make sure the doorbell works and all cobwebs have been cleared around the entry, facia and guttering.

If you want to make your bathroom more appealing, check out tip number 81. Replace any dirty or worn shower curtains, clean and repair glass shower screens. Replacing tinted glass with clear can make a room seem much larger. And tip number 84. Clean any mineral deposits around tap wear with vinegar or commercial cleaning.

And don’t forget to brighten halls and staircases, and to tidy up that old shed at the bottom of the garden too!

As well as downloading the booklet from our website, you can also get it straight to your phone! Simply text the word ‘PROFIT’ to ??? and we will send you a link so can download it direct.

We’ve also thrown in a few more extras, including some tips and a handy checklist when preparing your property for photography; you want to entice people to come and visit!

In our experience, it really is worth spending a bit of time to plan and prepare your house for sale. In fact, when sellers have followed our tips in preparing their property for sale, we often them say their houses never looked so good!

We’re always looking at ways in which to help you get the best out of your property. With over 40 years in the business, our talented team is constantly looking for new and innovative ways to ensure your real estate experience is exceptional. This is why we are one of Newcastle’s longest established real estate offices, so give us a call on 02 4954 8833 or pop into our office for a chat.

And don’t forget to text the word ‘Profit’ to 0416 906 799 so you can receive your free booklet.