If you or a family member have lived in the property, it is much more difficult to be objective and it is worth getting advice from someone not personally involved. It is also worth decluttering, so that the property can be seen at its best. Improvements should be reflective of the value of the property so that your investment can be recovered when the property is sold.
Property Refurbishments and Renovations you may wish to consider
Redecoration – repainting a front door and installing new door ironmongery may give a good first impression and be worth the outlay if the internal presentation is good.
Replacing fencing and tidying the garden area – this will again improve first impressions and show the level of care that has gone into maintaining the property.
Re-carpeting or renovating wooden floors to improve presentation – this will help the marketing of the property. Clean, neutral carpets will also make the property feel larger and fresher.