Have you ever wondered whether Winter is a good time to sell??? Do you reckon the buyers won’t come out in the cold? Every Saturday has been cold & wet – Mother Nature has given us some amazingly diverse and spectacular shows!!!
Think for a moment, if you were looking to buy a home, would you like to see it in its most natural state? Without a bright sun shining in (hiding those dark…
By Shana Miller on June 30, 2016 in Auction results, National Market
This weekend, focus will be drawn away from the auction market with more eyes shifting towards the Federal Election outcome this Saturday. Currently, CoreLogic is tracking 754 capital city auctions, down substantially compared to both last week (2,218) and one year ago (1,674).
Cleaning: It is believed that cleanliness is next to Godliness. This is the first and most obvious need especially just before inspections. Your home must be spotlessly clean and hygienic so buyers can look forward to moving into a sparkling and healthy home.
Dust, grime, stains, slime and spillages are some of the major turn offs and so are dirty carpets, scuffed and scummy-looking floors, cupboards with food crusted onto the doors, cockroach droppings, dirty windowsills, mould…
WHAT DOES HOME STAGING INVOLVE?
Simply cleaning a house and doing routine maintenance, however, is only a small part of staging.
Home staging involves:
De-cluttering: This is the removing your personal belongings from the viewer’s sight. It helps in taking away the personality that comes with your own belongings. Usually, buyers visualize their own belongings in your home when planning to by it and with your stuff all over the place this might just hinder their decision making….
Official rates on hold again over October
Economic outlook remains cloudy
Still a chance of rate cut this year
Housing market weakening
The Reserve Bank has again decided to leave official interest rates at the record low of 2.0 percent over October. Rates have now been on hold for five consecutive months but the prospect remains for another cut – perhaps as early as next month.
Concerns over the current and likely future performance of the…