HOW TO PREPARE YOUR HOME FOR SALE TO GET THE BEST PRICE

When updating your home for sale, don’t fall into the trap of just focusing on the kitchen and bathrooms.

This is the advice of TV real estate guru Andrew Winter, who urged would-be vendors to consider the property “as an overall package”.

“You need to think about the impression a property gives from the moment someone pulls up — from the entry gate, to the facade, to the front door and gardens,” he said.

“There’s no point having an amazing kitchen if the rest of your home doesn’t look good.”

The co-host of Foxtel Lifestyle show Love It or List It Australia also warned against relying on a “generic” percentage of the value of your home to work out how much to spend on pre-sale touch ups.

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