Monthly Archives: December 2014

Dress for success – first impressions

House dressing

A potential buyer’s first impressions of your property is often the point where they decide yes or no.

People often make decisions on emotion, so if your property looks exactly like their dream home, their response is likely to be positive.

There are many ways to increase the appeal of our property, the most simple being a tidy garden and a clean house. You can take it a step further by adding flowers and de-cluttering inside.

On the flip side if your house is empty it can be hard for people to imagine what it will look like when they move in. It can feel cold and impersonal so people react negatively to it. This is where I recommend house dressing.

It’s amazing what a few pieces of furniture and some decoration can do to lift the warmth of a place. Here is an example of how much difference it can make:


For more information on house dressing and what you can do to increase the appeal of your property contact me today.

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