It would be fair to say that everyone who owns a property
has an idea of what it is worth, but what can you do to ensure
you achieve the maximum price for your property. There many
commonsense factors you can apply to reach a sensible price
- Start close to home. If there any houses in your street
for sale, check the asking price and compare the
- Check the local area. If properties of similar
specification are for sale in your local area, check the
- Look in your local papers and property press for similar
specification properties and check the price.
If you study the information available for a few weeks, you
will soon have an understanding of the value of your property
and knowledge of your local property market. Other factors to
include in your calculations include:
- How recently has the house been decorated?
- Is the house double-glazed?
- Does the property have central heating?
- Is the kitchen a fitted kitchen?
- Does it have a modern bathroom suite?
- Does the property have a garage?
- Has the property been extended?
- Is the property in a good location for a main areas,
shops, schools etc?
- Is the property freehold or leasehold?
A well as a price for the property, you will also need to
assess your fixtures and fittings. This will be in the form of
a list, describing what can be included at what cost. This
- Carpets - depending on condition and quality
- Wall Lights
- Curtains - depending on condition and quality
- Kitchen appliances – Stoves/Ovens, refrigerator and
other fitted units.
If you study the local property market and take into
account the factors discussed here you will be able to achieve
a good price for your home and depending upon the buyers
taste, achieve a fair price for your fixtures and fittings.
If you are interested in finding out how much your home may
be worth, you can fill out the inquiry
form and Al will be happy to get you some information.