Decluttering before marketing

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Decluttering your home before marketing

We recommend that homeowners conduct sympathetic decluttering before marketing their property. Look around your living spaces, and the inevitable collection of possessions will fill drawers, cupboards, rooms, attics, and garages. Dusting and vacuuming rooms is necessary when you decide to place your home on the market. And additionally, the next positive step will be removing the clutter. There are many reasons to declutter your home when preparing it for marketing.

Declutter your rooms to maximise space

When home movers view a property, they need to envisage living there. A minimalist approach to room presentation will ease their visualisation process. Reduce personal mementoes and unnecessary items from all surfaces and enhance the area's view. This act will exacerbate available space and unlock your rooms' full potential. 

Additionally, beautifully presented rooms enhance marketing photos and videography. Filling your rubbish bin may offer a quick and easy route to reduce clutter, but that approach isn't the best or only option. Start looking through cupboards, drawers, and rooms in general. You will likely find an array of old mobile phones, televisions, printers, laptops, and game consoles.

Charities in East London, South East London & North Kent offer a viable way to rehome your unwanted tech. Indoor fitness equipment like exercise bikes and rowing machines make rooms feel smaller than they are. Additionally, empty your wardrobes and drawers and get tough. Keep those clothes that fit, you love, and you wear. Be proactive and honest.

If you're not using items, it may be time to sell or donate them to someone or a charity. If you utilise this principle to declutter the whole home, the result can benefit you and others. It also gives visitors and virtual viewers worldwide the best impression of your property.

Our valuers will advise you on preparing your property when you sell your home in Rotherhithe & BermondseyCanary Wharf & DocklandsBow & Bethnal Green, and Chislehurst & Bromley. They will provide marketing advice, establish the value of your home and a favourable sales strategy.

Written by Alex Neil Estate Agents

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