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Renew carpets prior to selling?

Is it worth putting down new bedrooms carpets to replace worn ones, prior to putting house on market? Histon, north of Cambridge

Asked on Jun 13 2014, Selling in Cambridge | Report content

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  • Depends how worn they are! Generally a place that looks clean, tidy, and cared for will attract more interest than trying to show buyers around a tip. But there is nothing more depressing than being shown round a property that has been done up to sell and having to decide whether to live with it until it wears out or rip out a lot of new but poor quality work. For a mid-market property I would say don't bother unless it is one item that is notably worse than the general condition of the property: the buyer will want to redo to their own taste.

    Answered on Jun 13 2014, Report content

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