5 Expert Tips To Help You Sell Your Home In Cardiff
Make Sure You Are Creating The Right First Impression
As estate agents in Cardiff, Pontcanna, Llandaff, Fairwater and Victoria Park if there’s one thing we know at Fortis, it’s that there’s nothing more important than giving the right first impression to prospective buyers! When you’re marketing your home, it’s vital to get it right, otherwise, other properties could take the spotlight.
Essential – and on-Trend – Styling Accessories for Your Cardiff Home
Accessories are the final layer to your home décor.
They add texture, personality, and warmth but are an area many of us find challenging to get right!
Adding the right accessories requires you to delicately balance current trends with your own tastes, to create a home that looks amazing but feels personal.
How to Manage Stress When Buying a House in Cardiff
Buying a new home can be one of the most stressful times of your life – especially if you’re selling a property at the same time.
Luckily, we’ve been in the property industry for a while now, and we know that there are ways to manage your stress levels when buying a new house – no matter the circumstances.
Garden stumperies: your questions answered
Fed up of conventional flower beds? Looking for something more than a lawn? Why not try a revived garden trend – the stumpery?
Should You Make Your Cardiff Home Open Plan? Pros and Cons
An open-plan home with shared living, dining and kitchen spaces can have many benefits. It can even help give your home an edge when it comes to selling it later down the line.
But there can be cons as well as pros. It’s important to weigh up your options and consider both negatives and positives to determine what’s right for your home.
Down your paint brushes now or risk devaluing your property
When it comes to getting a property ready for sale, there is a recommended set of presentation steps to follow: declutter, depersonalise and redecorate. On the latter, it’s advised that vendors step back and look at their walls, ceilings and woodwork to see what condition they’re in.
Japanese Knotweed and Your Property in Cardiff: What You Need to Know
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but Japanese
knotweed can be disastrous for your property in Cardiff and so there are some
important things you need to know!
Latest: June Property Report
Although it sounds like a tenuous connection, the property market and the weather are linked. The arrival of early summer has coincided with the traditional uptick in house prices. This May, Rightmove has noted an extraordinary correlation between warmer temperatures and property values.
What is Japandi? And will it help sell my house?
It’s time to come clean – we have a weakness for design trends. We’ve tried hygge, cottagecore and colour drenching but we have really fallen in love with one current interior fashion and that’s Japandi. The best bit? This design style might just help you sell your home.
Latest: May property market report
With a third of the year complete, it’s a good time to appraise the property market. If your primary concern is the direction of house prices, Rightmove can shed light. It found the average house price in Great Britain had climbed 0.2% in April to £366,247.
Elevate your home’s appeal with plants
From cut flowers in vases and glossy-leaved houseplants to overflowing patio pots and on-trend terrariums, a healthy dash of flora and fauna will add extra appeal when it comes to selling your home. Here are three areas to focus on:-
Q&A special: are surveys for sellers as well as buyers?
Sellers? Commission a survey? It’s not as silly as it sounds. Issues identified in a buyer’s survey are some of the most common reasons why a sale collapses, asking prices are negotiated downwards and delays occur. Sometimes it pays to be forewarned and sellers can do this by ordering their own surveys. Here are some helpful Q&As for those concerned about the condition of their property or who want to avoid the unexpected.
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