| How to Stage your Kitchen Kitchens are often the focal point in most houses. It’s where they spend much of their family time. A kitchen can sell a house, or be a deal breaker! Match the style of your kitchen to the style you’re creating in your house to what your target buyers are [...]
Should You Stage Your Home?
There are many unexpected expenses you need to be aware of when you decide to become a property investor.
Investing in property has many financial benefits. The purchase price of the investment property is where it starts. There are quite a few extra both upfront and ongoing costs involved.
How to stage your dining room
| How to Stage Your Dining Room This room is often neglected when it comes to presentation but it is absolutely worth some attention if you’re serious about your sale. A dining room needs to be presented as a “Dining Room” - not a half home office, where you occasionally eat. Set the stage Your [...]
How to get your home ready for sale
| How to get your home ready for sale Putting effort into your home before placing on the market can give it a winning edge, & ultimately push up the price and buyer interest. Remove the Clutter We all have it. But prospective buyers don’t want to see it. Rooms will look larger if there’s [...]
Simple Street Appeal Tricks To Attract Buyers
| Simple Street Appeal Tricks To Attract Buyers Street appeal is a major influencer in attracting potential buyers. Does your exterior street view entice people to take a better look, or does it turn potential buyers off? Your Front Lawn and Garden Your front lawn is one of the first things buyers notice, yet it [...]
How to stage your Living Room Areas
| How to Stage Your Living Room Areas This is the room you entertain, relax and show-off in. It’s a room that tells buyers about your lifestyle. Many buyers automatically assume your standard of living will become their standard of living if they buy your house. Clear the Clutter To create a calm well-ordered room, [...]
How to Stage Your Bedrooms
| How to Stage Your Bedrooms Bedrooms need to feel comfortable, calm, spacious and luxurious. Also Good storage is essential and the bed must be the centre of attention. Get the basics right As with the living and dining rooms: Clear the clutter (including any TV’s, computers or clothes that are not hung in wardrobes). [...]
Real Estate Photography Tips
| Real Estate Photography Tips If you are wanting to sell or lease a property, one of your most important assets will be good quality photos. It is recommended that you employ the services of a professional photographer. Having said this, not everyone has the budget for professional photography. So below are some great [...]
Why isn’t my house selling?
| Why isn’t my house selling? You were hoping for a quick sale, it is a few months on and it is still on the market? Lets look at some of the possible reasons. Lack of Street Appeal? One of the most important factors in presenting your house is its Street Appeal. Buyers make up [...]
How to stage your bathrooms
| How to Stage your Bathrooms Just like kitchens, bathrooms are rooms that can make or break a sale. In your bathroom, if the fundamentals are right (i.e. all your fittings are in good order), your goal should be to make the room fresh, clean and relaxing (even luxurious). Get the fundamentals right Because you’ll [...]
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Sally Gillman is the owner of Shields Gillman Real Estate.
A Forest resident for almost two decades, Sally enjoys her involvement in the community and has a passion for the area, evidenced by the agencies’ ongoing sponsorship of the Forest Rugby team.
It was this passion that prompted her in 2014 to move her highly successful Eastern Suburbs agency of 20 years to Forestville and bring her considerable property expertise with her.
As a family owned business you can be assured that you’re always dealing with the business owner, you’re treated as a valuable client and receive the personal and professional service that we’re renowned for.