Budget hacks to get your home ready for sale
Getting your home ready for sale doesn’t have to cost the earth, but it could help you turn a tidy profit.
We’re not talking a major renovation overhaul, but a few simple updates could be just what your home needs to attract potential buyers. According to Leigh Hall, director of First National Real Estate & Partners Dandenong, a coat of paint, new blinds and carpet – even a new benchtop in an old kitchen – can make a world of difference. Major renovations aren't always required, but a few simple updates could be just what your home needs to attract potential buyers.
“It’s important to look at things that will improve your home’s value in the current marketplace without overcapitalising,” Leigh says. “I have seen people spend as little as $10,000 and it has made a difference of $80,000 to $100,000 to the end sale price.”
Here, Cherie Barber, founder of Renovating for Profit, shares some budget-friendly pointers to get you started.