If your home has been on the market for quite sometime and renovations are out of the question, consider some of these cost efficient tips below to help attract buyers!
Tip #1: DECLUTTER! Nobody wants to walk into a cluttered home. We do not want to see toys all over the floor, knickknacks passed on from grandma or graduation pictures hanging on the wall. Remember, less is more and a clean space speaks volumes. Allow the potential buyer to envision themselves living in your home, which can be a little distracting when faced with a shrine of family photos on display!
Tip #2: STAGE ROOMS! If your home is empty, consider hiring a professional home staging team. There is often a misconception that an empty room appears larger, when in fact it is the complete opposite. The staging team will select appropriate furnishings according to each rooms purpose and scale. This can aid potential buyers to envision their own furnishings in your home.
Tip #3: PAINT NEUTRAL COLORS! Every individual has their own taste. If you love vibrant colors, it does not mean potential buyers will. I strongly recommend keeping the color palette as neutral as possible. Consider an off white, that way it acts as a blank canvas where the buyer can add their own personal color touch to each room. Remember, a fresh coat of paint allows the space to feel clean, bright & airy!
Tip #4: BRING LIFE INTO THE HOME! Nothing is worse then getting an unwelcoming feeling when entering an Open House. Add some fresh flowers in key areas, like the kitchen, bathroom and living room. In addition, open some windows to let the fresh air in. Some people are sensitive to smells, therefore avoid strong scented air fresheners. However, I never met anyone who did not love the smell of homemade apple pie. Do not worry - you do not have to bake a pie each time you have an Open House! You can simply buy an apple harvest candle and light it in your kitchen an hour before your