Harmony Homes Estate & Letting Agents Isle of Man - Selling Tips

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Selling tips

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When selling, remember to dress your home for success. First impressions are so important. Try to view your property through the buyers eyes.

Exterior

  • Keep grass and shrubs trimmed, make sure lawn is mowed and weed flower beds.
  • If you have pets, clean up animal hairs regularly and secure pets when the house is being shown.
  • Make any needed repairs to fences. A neat, well-painted fence gives a good first impression.
  • Your front door should be refinished or painted if it shows excessive wear, polish any brass fixtures.
  • Check exterior paintwork is in good condition.

Interior

  • Keep your house clean and tidy in case a viewing is arranged at short notice.
  • Avoid using strong smelling foods and off-putting strong cleaning solutions. Some smells, eg. Baked bread, coffee brewing etc. have a positive effect.
  • Touch up paintwork if needed with any left-over paint you have.
  • Keep colours neutral - light colours make rooms appear fresh as well as larger.
  • Keep carpets and curtains clean.
  • Before a showing, open the blinds and curtains and turn on the lights, even during the day. You want the house as light as possible.
  • Fresh flowers create a favoured reaction.
  • Consider putting excess furniture into a garden shed or garage.
  • On cold days, arrange for the central heating to come on before the viewing or in hot weather, open windows for fresh air.

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Don't just take our word for it.

Would like to recommend Harmony Homes Estate agents, the staff are so lovely everyone that we have spoken to is polite and helpful, all feedback is swift and constructive. Selling a house is a stressful time but at least dealing with pleasant staff makes it easier.

Frances B, Vendor

We have been very impressed with the service we’ve received from everyone at Harmony Homes. Friendly and professional and very knowledgeable about the local market, with prompt and reliable communication. A breath of fresh air in terms of our previous experiences of dealing with the property market. I would highly recommend them for one’s house sale or purchase.

Karen S, Vendor

I have used Harmony Homes on several occasions and have always found them to be friendly and helpful. I have used them for rentals as a landlord and have recently used them to sell a house. At each time they have been able to carry out the sale or let quickly and without  trouble.

Peter H, Landlord/Vendor

My family and I recently sold our property through Harmony Homes. And we received a totally professional service from the start till completion. And it was during the pandemic so lockdowns which caused delays. However, contact continued throughout so there was never a break down in communication from Harmony Homes during a very challenging time to be selling a house. I would recommend them 100%. Great service from approachable dedicated staff.

Jayne B, Vendor

Our experience with Harmony Homes has been overwhelmingly positive. Prompt and courteous attention coupled with useful insights and clear advice on local property market trends have helped us get to where we want to be with our property and rental portfolio.

Chris M, Vendor

Diane and the team at Harmony Homes were fantastic from start to finish. They sold our house straight away and found us our perfect home to purchase. I would highly recommend anyone to list their property with Harmony Homes.

Mr & Mrs Looker, Vendor/Purchaser

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