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Maximizing the Attractiveness of Your Cayman Home to Ensure the Best Sale Value
04 August
2016
Published by: Tammy Crighton-Buck

Maximizing the Attractiveness of Your Cayman Home to Ensure the Best Sale Value

Thinking of selling your home?

It often happens that you need to sell your home in the Cayman Islands due to a myriad of reasons such as relocating to your country of origin or simply because you had bought a home in Cayman for the purpose of investment. Many people buy Cayman Islands luxury property and sell it later for a profit.  

Whatever your reasons might be, you need to follow some guidelines on how to maximise the curb appeal of your home in order to obtain the maximum value from the sale of your Cayman home.  Follow the guidelines given below to ensure the best sale value.

Exteriors:

 


An attractive exterior can enhance the value
 

 

Install Outdoor Lights

Installing outdoor lights especially in the driveway and dark exterior corners of your home makes your home welcoming for guests. This measure also increases your safety and highlights the prominent elements of your garden and landscaping. If you are concerned about electricity usage then you can install solar lights as they consume very little electricity generated with the help of sunlight. Outdoor lighting is an attractive feature for your Cayman home.

Plant Flowers along the Driveway

If you appreciate gardening then why not plant flowers along the driveway or in front of the house. Flowers are always welcoming and most people appreciate flowers which adds an element of attraction to the house. Besides, you can always grow flowers in raised garden beds or from hanging baskets. You can always consult your local nursery or a local expert about which kinds of flowers will grow in your area. You can even plant some of the local varieties that are unique to Cayman.

Spruce up the Exteriors

Many potential customers view the exterior of the house and make a first impression before looking at the interior. If your house is unkempt or untidy, then it can potentially result in a lost sale.  To avoid any distressing moments, please consider storing garbage cans and gardening supplies appropriately. Keep the lawn properly mowed and the planted areas well maintained. At the same time, replace any exterior light bulbs that are not working.

You might also want to install new garage doors that are more energy efficient in case the old garage doors are broken-down or old. New garage doors look brilliant and have better insulation than the old ones. Look at the doormats. Are they worn out or do they require replacement? If yes, go ahead and buy new doormats for your home. 

Prune the bushes

If trees and bushes around your home are overgrown, it may reduce the appeal of your home to potential buyers. To avoid such a situation, it is advisable to keep the lawns mowed and the bushes pruned.

Interiors:

 

 

Well maintained interiors are attractive to home buyers

Limit Decorative Items

Now if the buyer is satisfied with the exterior of your house, they will step inside to determine if the house meets their living expectations. You can begin by limiting the number of decorative objects in each room and removing all clutter. This will give them the best view of the house and give them an idea if the house is suitable for them or not.  Since open spaces are attractive, a well-maintained exterior is the key to a better curb appeal. You can go for better home décor to encourage the potential buyer to purchase your home.

Keep the kitchen clean

A kitchen is one of the most used areas of the house. It is important to remove all the clutter from your counter tops so that it appears organised for a showing. Clean the kitchen sink and do not let any dishes remain in the sink around the kitchen countertops. Also, ensure that all the light bulbs are working and that the cabinets and appliances are in a good condition and in working order. 

Ensure the bathrooms are spic and span

Last but not the least, ensure the bathroom is spic and span. A clean bathroom leaves a long lasting impression on the buyer and help you expedite the sale of your Cayman home.

Final Words

Some of you might think that the points given in the preceding paragraphs are not important. However, it is important to put yourself in the buyer’s shoes and think about what you would expect in a house.Maximizing the attractiveness of the house can surely help you get the maximum sale value of your Cayman home.