Make sure the washing up is done, the ironing is put away (or hidden in a cupboard if you are short of time), and that the dogs, if you have them, are out of the house. Clear all unnecessary objects from the kitchen countertops. You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression to a viewer, and they have often decided if the house “feels” right for them within the first two minutes. 

Declutter! Declutter! Declutter!

So important we said it thrice! Removing unnecessary items for a room can create an extra feeling of space and light that is important to most buyers. Also, a de-cluttered home will help the buyer mentally “move-in” with their own belongings, and that’s one step closer to them making you an offer!


Brighten things up! Some people may like to live in dark houses but most buyers will want light. Make sure the curtains are wide open, and if there are any dark corners then make sure you have lamps to light them.

Kerb Appeal

The main photograph of your property’s sales details will, most likely, be the front of the house. Ensure the front is well presented, and remove all cars from the driveway when the external photo is taken.