Put the Spotlight on the Heart of Your Home to Sell Fast.

Oct 11, 2021

The kitchen is considered to be the heart of the home for good reason. We all have them, need them and use them every single day. It’s where meals are made and enjoyed, where friends congregate at dinner parties, and where the family comes together. It’s also one of the first things that a woman pays attention to when viewing a property to purchase. As a result, the kitchen is one of the most photographed rooms in the house and plays a vital part in marketing your home for sale. Your kitchen will attract buyers or turn them off and can make or break the sale.

Your kitchen is an integral part of your home, and a showstopping kitchen will sell a home more quickly than other fancy features. Homeowners often consider renovating their dated kitchen to guarantee a quick sale, but kitchen remodelling is expensive and time-consuming. Instead, minor transformations can be achieved with a kitchen makeover and staging.

Keep it Simple!

Beautiful kitchens are clean, clutter-free and perfectly accessorised. Fresh flowers or a bowl of fresh fruit are simple strategies that instantly change the look and feel of the hub of the home.

Simple tips that make all the difference:

  • Decluttering immediately creates an impression of spaciousness so clear the benchtop and place unnecessary items in the cupboard.
  • Windows and visible glassware should be sparkling-clean.
  • Organise the pantry, because guess what…potential buyers will look inside!
  • Stack beautiful cookbooks on a shelf or on the benchtop to urge your viewers to imagine themselves cooking in your kitchen.
  • Remove fly screens (which block up to 40% of natural light) to maximise the light coming in through the window.
  • A skillfully place bottle of wine and a couple of sparkling wine glasses is not only welcoming but is also suggestive of a celebration.

The kitchen is a central part of the home and therefore often becomes THE space where every member of the household leaves their mobile phones, keys, phone chargers, handbags and wallets. Be ruthless in your clean up and de-personalise the entire kitchen space and make room for someone else to be there.

DIY or Hire a Professional Home Stager?

Even if your kitchen is slightly out of date, a deep clean and decluttering will give buyers room to see the potential or help showcase the original charms. Staging your home for sale is a sure fire way to ensure higher bids and a fast sale but home staging requires skill. DIY can turn into a disaster pretty quick, and a bad DIY job can destroy your chances of a sale. Expert’s recommend investing in professional home staging to maximise offers and guarantee a speedy sale. Any investment is returned and you will be on your way to your new home is no time.