A US study showed that staged houses sell almost six times faster, while our own Lisney agents have seen that staged houses – particularly towards the luxury end of the market – achieve higher prices than unstaged properties.
Niamh De Barra is one of Ireland’s leading interior designers and home stagers. Along with her business partner and fellow interiors guru Sinead Considine, Niamh runs The Interiors Project – and has years of experience when it comes to home staging.
There’s just something about the Howth Road and the surrounding areas that makes it amongst the most sought-after in the country when it comes to property. Stretching from Fairview to Howth, the road brings you through some of the popular residential locations like Clontarf, Killester, Raheny, Sutton and out to the fishing village of Howth.
The demand for property is why Lisney chose Howth Road as the location for their new office. And it will be selling houses along the road from Clontarf, Killester and everything along the Howth Road through Sutton Cross.
Anyone who grew up in Dundrum in the 80s probably remembers going to Wally Wabbits or playing down the old Pye walkway as a kid. Dundrum, once an outpost of the capital, has come into its own and the folks who got their first BMX from Joe Daly’s and hung out in the Dundrum Bowl still want to live there in their droves.
Of course, it helps that Dundrum has been reinvented as a shopping hub, not to mention the extension of the M50 and the arrival of the Luas.
When you’re selling a house, it’s crucial to remember that looks matter. While location and price are often priorities one and two, the look of the house rounds out the top three in changing a ‘for sale’ sign to the coveted ‘sale agreed’.
Luckily for you, the aesthetics are the one thing that you can improve on a tight budget and timeframe. To help you along, here are 11 things to avoid when staging your home for potential buyers.
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