Property in Edinburgh sold for an average of £234,777. This gave it an overall average price that was similar to that of property sold in the likes of Craiglockhart. However, property was priced higher than the price of property in the likes of Gorgie and Edinburgh West.
During the last year, prices in Edinburgh dropped by 5% when compared to the previous year.
Selling your property quickly
If you have made the decision to sell your house you will be hoping that it sells in very little time. This is because the longer it spends on the market the less desirable it becomes and it also means you may have to drop the price in order to entice the buyers. To give your property the best chance of selling quickly follow the tips below.
De-clutter – Do not let your home be consumed by clutter because it will put potential buyers off. This means that you are going to have to make a decision about which clutter should be thrown out and which clutter you want to keep. The items you want to keep should be stored away but the reason behind a de-clutter is to create space.
Clean – By cleaning your home thoroughly you will be making it more presentable and appealing to buyers. This will mean that you have to put in the work to ensure that in particular your kitchen and bathrooms are spotless. Carpets have to be clean and stain free and hard floors swept while all furniture should be polished.
DIY – Any unfinished DIY work will stand out to buyers so make sure that you put it right. Where required, paint walls and doors and even fix creaking floorboards. This is about giving your buyers a home that needs very little work which means they can move straight in.
Interior – When buyers view your property they will want to see every inch of it. Therefore, you have to choose the right colour scheme and themes. This means bold colours are a no-go so choose neutral colours and subtle furnishings to make your home feel homely and warming. This will help buyers to feel comfortable in its presence.
Exterior – It is important that the exterior of your property looks right in every way. This will mean that you have to tidy gardens of all rubbish as well as tidy plants and lawns. Paint any walls or fences and ensure that windows and frames are clean. Inject colour by planting flowers, this will make the exterior a lot more appealing.
Help to buy and sell your property
If a quick sale is required because of a change of circumstances or you need to raise cash quickly then let Ask Susan purchase your property. We will give you cash for your property and a price that will meet your every need. The process is swift and discreet ensuring that it is completed in just a few weeks.
If you decide that you want to sell your Edinburgh property on the open market then we can take complete care of this. We charge a low fee and we will market your property so that it targets the right buyers. We will handle queries from buyers and we will handle viewings, leaving you to relax and take it easy while we do all the hard work!
Best Wishes, Susan