Maybe your home just isn’t exciting enough to attract hoards of buyers… Well why not jazz up your viewings with an added adrenaline rush and build a mini-rollercoaster to take people on a high-speed tour around your home. That should do the trick.
Harrods became the first ever department store to sell luxury homes– and best of all they used virtual reality Oculus Rift headsets to let wealthy buyers nose around multi-million pound mansions from the comfort of their sofa.
If the bog-standard video tour doesn’t spark your excitement, then why not take the leap into a musical version. It’s a tough task treading the fine line between dreadfully awful an utterly brilliant, but we think Andrew from AndrewK Property hits the nail on the head.
Paint a giant For Sale sign with a contact number on the roof of your home like John Lincoln – “We do get several hot air balloons, light aircraft, micro-lights and parachutists around here”.
Bake a couple thousand cupcakes with pictures of your home printed onto the icing and hand them out anywhere and everywhere like Roger Bailey did for his Berkshire home– everyone loves cupcakes.
Raffle off your home like this savvy American homeowner by selling $10 tickets to 10,000 people – when people see a big sign saying “Win a house for $10” they tend to stop and pay attention.
Sometimes the simple stunts are the most effective – go back to basics like Tim Mason and traipse around town wearing a DIY sandwich board For Sale sign.
Get home-hunters to buy into your lifestyle as well as your home and offer up your convertible 2008 Bentley with your property – as if the multi-million pound mega-mansion wasn’t enough on its own!
Are you selling a home with a swimming pool, but don’t know how to give it that extra wow-factor? Why not hire an entire team of synchronised swimmers to perform as you show potential buyers around your home!
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