Real Estate tips from RE/MAX Tigne, Malta

  • 02.June 2009
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BUYING A HOME

Buying a home is an exciting experience, however at times it can be overwhelming and extremely stressful.  The perfect situation would be if there was someone you can count on to help you through it all, someone with the right experience, specialized in the field, to totally guide you through the entire process.  

When looking to purchase your new home, the ideal situation would be, to be able to count on someone you can relay on with a back ground of extensive experience, attitude and professionalism. At RE/MAX our tailor made services will help you identify the area you want to live in and provide you with the possibility of finding you the perfect property to suite your requirements/ Budget at the best possible market value price.

To make it easier for you, you can also search for properties in Malta through our user friendly website to see if there is a property that suits your needs.

SELLING YOUR PROPERTY

When it come to selling your property, we at RE/MAX Malta have the right background, reputation, locally and also overseas with 35 years of experience in the field.

Having one of the largest databases of property in Malta is certainly a major attraction to all buyers and sellers.

We create tailor-made marketing plans for individual properties together with current market analyses, distinguishing it from other properties.  Part of our marketing also includes advertising in the newspaper, posting your property on the Internet, holding an open house, promoting it at property fairs locally and abroad, and more. We also provide you with a free market valuation, and attempt to guide our sellers of the current market value of their property with realistic time frames of the market. Our objective is to sell a home at the best price possible in the shortest amount of time, and we work with you in order to achieve that.

If you market your property in Malta at the correct market value price the chances of a quick sale is very probable if the right buyer is approached, on the other hand if your property is overpriced by a 10% increase the chances of a sale are of 60%, if your property is 15% over market value you then have a 40% chance of selling, and finally if your property is 20% ( or higher )  over its calculated value you have 0% chance of selling it.

 A Few tips that can help boost your property’s first impression.

1.     Ensure your home is clean, tidy and presentable

2.     Tidy up outdoor areas, Gardens/terraces/yards

3.     Fix leaky faucets

4.     Consider painting your walls neutral colors, especially if you have grown accustomed to

        purple or pink walls

5.     Clean and air out any musty smelling areas. Odors are a no-no

6.     Make your bathrooms sparkle

7.     Clean off everything on kitchen counters.

 

8.     During the day – open windows and let the sun into your home, light is essential

9.     In the evening – turn on all your lights both inside and outside

10.    Get rid of clutter. Clean out your closets, garage and basement

Written by:

Mark Micallef, Branch Manager

RE/MAX Tigne

52/1, Tigne Seafront,

Sliema

 

Office: +356 2265 0000

Mobile: +356 99423070

Email: [email protected]  

 

website: RE/MAX Tigne page

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