• Crescent Grove SW4

    £3,350,000

    5 6
  • Wisley Road SW11

    £1,375 pw (£5,958 pcm)

    3 6
  • Malwood Road SW12

    £1,900,000

    3 6
  • Lombard Wharf SW11

    £875 pw (£3,792 pcm)

    2 2
  • Gaskarth Road SW12

    £1,450,000

    3 5
  • Ramsden Road SW12

    £925 pw (£4,008 pcm)

    2 4
  • Ravenswood Road SW12

    £1,399,500

    2 5
  • Lombard Wharf SW11

    £675 pw (£2,925 pcm)

    2 2
  • IS THE OPPORTUNITY TO BUY RIGHT NOW?

    "Softer house prices will have a restorative effect on
    the London property market long term"

    Lucy Pendleton in City AM

Guide to presenting your property

Here are our top tips for making your home more desirable to potential buyers and tenants.

1. Give each room a purpose

Many homes feature rooms originally designed for one purpose – for example a dining room – which end up becoming offices, gyms or playrooms. But this confuses buyers so restore these spaces to their original or traditional use.

2. De-clutter

Experts say that if you remove approximately a third of your belongings from a property (particularly large items such as unnecessary armchairs and chests of drawers) then your home will appear larger inside and be more appealing to buyers.

3. Give your investment kerb appeal

Research shows that those arriving at a property to view it will have made their decision within 15 seconds of seeing the front door. So concentrate as much time and effort (and a little money) as you can on your front door and, if you have one, on the garden in front of it.

4. De-personalise your home

Myriad pictures of your wedding day, family gatherings and keepsakes from foreign holidays tend to distract those viewing your home from its best features. So hide them away.

5. Make your property smell nice inside

Traditionally coffee brewing and baking bread have been seen as the best smells to accompany a would-be buyer through a viewing - but research has also identified white tea and fresh figs as among the most effective smells. Give it a try!

6. Tidy but don’t overdo your back garden

A messy back garden will put buyers off but so will one that’s been manicured at a very high standard – so it might be a good idea to tone down your horticultural ambitions and keep things simple prior to a sale.


For more information on preparing your property for sale or rental contact info@jphomes.co.uk or to contact your nearest office click here.
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Lucy Pendleton to give some insight into the recent December 2016 House Price Index.
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