With lockdown restrictions across Victoria, we understand that this unique and challenging time has put a hold on many things we had planned to do.
Making the move to a Stockland Retirement Village may be one of those things you’ve had to pause. Not being able to leave your home is a fundamental challenge along with many others including trying to sell your home. We completely understand and whilst we wait for the current situation to ease, we have put together some simple tips that you can focus on to help get you started on your journey to retirement living.
If you are selling your home, a clean decluttered look is the best way for buyers to see how the rooms and spaces work. However, decluttering can seem like a huge task, and easier said than done. Experts suggest that you don’t try to tackle this all at once - break the tasks into smaller bite-sized challenges and work at each until it is completed.
For example, each room could be a separate task where you declutter one at a time. When trying to weed through items, ask yourself, “have I used this in the last two years?”. Quickly you will see that reducing the contents of your house helps you to declutter your mind also, taking away the added stress of having too much ‘stuff’.
Quick tip: Before you start, get some large rubbish bags or plastic/cardboard boxes to place unwanted items into.
Not only is gardening a lovely and relaxing task to do on a sunny day, it is also great preparation for selling a house. You know your garden best, but some simple things that can be done to spruce up your backyard are:
Making small improvements around the home in preparation for selling can make all the difference to a buyer and also help you get the best price possible. Below are some affordable and practical quick fixes:
There are many different people to consult when you’re considering your next move. Below is a list of key contacts that will help make the process easier:
If you would like to learn more, please phone 1800 72 71 70 to connect with a Sales Professional at your Victorian village/s of choice. We look forward to speaking with you!