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Glancing at your calendar, you realize your open house is only two weeks away. Immediately, you feel like a swarm of butterflies has entered your stomach. Because you’ve already purchased a new place, selling your current home quickly is crucial. If you can relate to this scenario, concentrate on staging your bathrooms to perfection. Like kitchens, bathrooms sell homes. To make your bathrooms look like spa retreats, consider adhering to the following tips.
There are a variety of cool, modernized light fixtures that will be sure to jazz up any living space, but these trendy items can often come with a high price tag. Instead of going out and spending a bundle, how about staying inside over the weekend for a unique do-it-yourself project? If you're looking to make a new light fixture, here are some fun designs to put at the top of your list.
Many people look at a smaller living space and think that there are a lot of limitations imposed. However, a more miniature home can offer up the opportunity to be inventive with design and get creative about your abode. Whether you live in small apartment now or are thinking of downsizing in the future, here are some ideal ways to make the most of your pint-sized pad.
With all of the busyness of the winter months and most people settling in for the season, it can be hard to achieve a successful home sale at the end of the year. Fortunately, if you simply can't wait to put your home on the market, here are some staging tips that will engage potential buyers so you won't have to wait much longer for an offer.
Windows can add a lot to the look of your home, and this means that dressing them up properly is an important key for aesthetic appeal. While draggy, neutral-colored curtains can be one of the less exciting aspects of decorating your home, here are a few ways you can adorn the most basic of home fixtures and turn your windows into something truly unique.
The Kitchen is the heart of the home. This much utilized space is where families devour weeknight dinners, bake scrumptious, sweet treats, and complete homework assignments. If you’re desperate to sell your home, possessing a beautiful, pristine kitchen can drastically help you accomplish this task. To wow potential home buyers, consider adhering to the following super staging tips for your kitchen.Hire a Cleaning Professional
Are your stainless steel appliances covered with smudges? Perhaps, your kitchen cupboards are dusty. A dirty, smelly, and unorganized kitchen will cause potential home buyers to run in the other direction. To get your kitchen in tip-top shape, consider hiring a professional cleaner. This individual will likely have access to cleaning products and tools you don’t own. Even better, you won’t have to expend all of your energy scrubbing countertops and floors.Paint Walls
When staging your kitchen, adding a fresh coat of paint to the walls is a wonderful idea. If your kitchen is small, choose a light hue. Selecting a subtle color will likely make your space look larger than it really is. You should also pick a shade that will perfectly match your countertops and cabinets.Remove Pot Racks
Have you hung up pot racks in your kitchen? Before potential homebuyers tour your space, think about removing them. If house hunters see pot racks, they might assume your kitchen is devoid of adequate storage space.Declutter Your Countertops
Are your kitchen countertops filled with small appliances such as coffee makers, indoor grills, toaster ovens, can openers, waffle makers, or sandwich makers? Perhaps, five different brands of cereal line your countertops. If selling your home is a priority, declutter your kitchen countertops before potential homebuyers view your place. Removing food items and small appliances will make your kitchen look more organized and larger.
About a year ago, you purchased an adorable abode in a sought-after neighborhood. Quickly, you realized your new place was smaller than you first imagined it to be. Because you’re a neat freak, you experience anxiety every time you open the front door of your house. Your child’s toys are permanently affixed to the living room floor. Snacks line your kitchen countertops. If you can relate to this scenario, consider making your small home clutter free with the following smart, storage tricks.Install a Trap Door
One fun way to free your home of clutter is to install a trap door in your flooring. You might be amazed at how much stuff you can store in the space underneath your floor boards. You can utilize this area to house books, old compact discs, and holiday decorations. You might even wish to hide expensive jewelry in this unique storage space.Take Advantage of the Space under Your Stairs
Are you using the space under your staircase? This often forgotten space is an ingenious place to put a small, home office or a reading nook. You might even wish to transform this space into a hidden closet to put your shoes, jackets, and scarves in.Attach Shelves to the Back of Your Cabinets
If you live in a small home, your cabinets might be bursting at the seams. Enhance the storage possibilities of your cabinets by attaching shelves to the back of them. For instance, you may enjoy storing household cleaners in this type of shelf in your kitchen. Or, you might adore putting your hair products in a similar shelf in your bathroom.Invest in Multipurpose Furniture
When shopping for furniture, look for multipurpose items. For instance, some coffee tables include hidden compartments. When guests visit your home, you can hurriedly throw your remote controls, magazines, and other items into your coffee table’s hidden storage unit. You can also purchase beds with built-in drawers.
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Seven years ago, you experienced the joy of home ownership for the first time when you purchased a fixer-upper in the suburbs. Due to an unexpected job relocation, you’re buying a home for the second time. However, before buying real estate again, you must first sell your current home in Montana. If selling real estate is your top priority right now, you might be busily staging your home. To increase your odds of realizing a quick sale, avoid the following, common mistakes homeowners make when staging their houses.
As we discussed in the previous article, first impressions are extremely important. So you not only want to make sure your front entry and the outside of the home is looking good, but you also want to make sure that the front yard is appealing.
Many people think that home staging is too costly or that you need to be a professional interior decorator. No it's not and no you don't. You just need to do a little work.
Remember, you only get a first impression once. You have to make it good.
Selling a home is not just a matter of putting a sign in your yard, posting it online, and waiting. I've been in the business for over 10 years now, Mike over 15. We have worked with sellers, first time home buyers, experienced buyers, buyers using conventional, FHA, RD, VA loans, as well as investment buyers.