“Not all homes are north facing and sun-drenched but if you have good designer lighting it makes a huge difference – especially in an older home or a darker home,” he says.
“We find that buyers perceive the older halogen style ceiling lights as old technology, or part of a pre-2010 renovation. Most prefer the light generated from LEDs, the more modern flush fit look and wider diameter along with the fact they run much cooler, are far more efficient and don’t pose the same fire risk that halogens do.”
Our customer’s three level, six bedroom Castor Bay home had been recently renovated with new carpet and paint and a full lighting upgrade to LEDs to ensure a uniform presentation throughout.
Richard says his team are currently selling a lot of new homes in the area, and when lighting and fixtures are not up to date it is really noticeable to potential buyers.
When the property was photographed for marketing purposes the real estate photographer was highly impressed with the way the property had been evenly lit and as such didn’t require any additional lighting.
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