When valuing park homes it is on the backdrop of constant news in the press about sky high property prices and outlandish values in prime areas of the UK, it’s little wonder that as a nation we’re obsessed with what our homes are worth. Just recently The Telegraph published a report suggesting that sellers are ‘deluded’ with house prices and that we have reached an affordability ceiling in many parts of the country. At the same time purchasers are coming in with low hard hitting offers. The growth of online estate agents has also meant that thousands of us can easily check what properties are on the internet at any given time and look at the comparative selling prices of properties in their chosen area of interest. It makes sense for us to have an idea of the value of our properties but how easy is it in valuing park homes?
At Sell My Park Home we have pulled together some top tips on how you go about Valuing Park Homes . It is really important to stay realistic as buyers are more than aware of prices – they have access to the same information as you.
In a recent survey estate agents, said de-cluttering lead to homes selling for more – while 38 per cent insist it also increases the sale price. Clearing the kitchen of small appliances such as a kettles and toasters and developing an open plan living area are the best things sellers can do. Other tips estate agents give is to strategically place mirrors to create the illusion of space and taking down the beloved family photographs.
Kate Faulkner, an independent property expert, said: ‘Every seller wants to maximise the price of their property and while some put a lot of time and effort into making their home look presentable, this research shows that not all sellers are.
‘Most buyers start looking for properties online and expect to see 20+ photos, so your property has to look its best from the outset. Untidy properties and ones that look like they have limited space aren’t likely to be first in the queue to view.’
Here is a list of top tips for adding value to your park home;
- Clearing kitchen of items like kettles, toasters etc.
- Open plan living space (e.g. lounge/dining area).
- Putting up strategically placed mirrors to increase the impression of space.
- De-personalising the the park home by removing other personal effects, ornaments etc.
- Removing a door/s to create the impression of extra space.
- Taking down family photos.
- Freshly cleaned carpets throughout.
- Taking down artwork.
- Buying fresh flowers and putting them on display.
- Buying new/brighter lights/bulbs.
- Remove items from built-in wardrobes to make them look roomier than they are.
- Baking fresh bread or making fresh Lytham Coffee.
- Removing other furniture and bulky items.
- Removing a dining room table to create the impression of extra space
- Driveway pressure washed clean.
If you have any further questions please get in touch.