Tips For Preparing to Sell Your House

Tips For Preparing to Sell Your House

Selling a property be a stressful process, but you can take a number of steps to make this run as smoothly as possible. By carefully planning how you will put your house on the market, it is possible to ensure that you meet any required deadlines and maximise the value of your house. Creating a plan where there is enough time to stage your property for viewings helps reduce the stress of this process. It can be helpful to ask an estate agent for their recommendations in preparing to sell your house.

For some further information on practical steps as your prepare to sell your house, read more below.


The first step in selling your property is working out the required timeframe on which each step will be completed. If you are moving for work it is possible that your new employer will offer assistance with the costs of relocation so it is always worth checking to make sure. It can be useful to make a list of all the jobs you will need to do throughout the moving process. Many people also use this opportunity to declutter, improving the presentation of the property they are selling and saving money on the number of items that will need to be stored or moved to the new house.

Cost-Effective Options

When planning to sell your house is important to review all the options available in terms of cost-effectiveness. Throughout the process of planning to sell your house, there are a large number of steps that can be taken and the cost can begin to add up. This is why it is important to focus on the steps that provide the most cost-effective option offering the most value for money and the largest benefit in the process of selling your house.


Staging can greatly improve the presentation of a house at viewings and, whilst it can be helpful to work alongside a professional company, it is not always necessary. First impressions count in a busy property market and taking the time to work on the presentation of your property can be a fantastic investment in demonstrating the value of your property. Some important steps in the process of staging your home include removing clutter, reviewing different layouts for rooms and taking the time to pick out some accessories. In some instances, working with an interior designer to help plan this can ensure that the process is completed efficiently and cost-effectively.

Get in Touch

If you are planning to move house, Open House Estate Agents can help whether looking for local lettings or looking to sell or buy a house. To find out how we can help with your next move, get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable estate agents on 01785 256 100 for our Stafford office or 01543 327 873 for our Cannock office.

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