Filed Under Decorating Ideas | Posted on April 12, 2008
Maybe your house is not at its best and difficult to sell, or you cannot get good value. There are many useful renovation ideas which would help you to improve its marketability.
Neutral colors help sell a house – Consider painting walls a neutral color such as beige or taupe, to create a blank canvas for potential buyers. Apply Fresh Paint in Neutral Colors: The cheapest thing you can do to improve the look of your living space, other than decluttering which is essentially free, is to apply paint. You should make it a point to paint as many rooms in the home as possible.
Put a little sweat equity into your house – If there are problem areas in your home, get them fixed before the showing. It is a fact that buyers will over estimate the cost of repairs, resulting in a lower price that they will be willing to pay.
Create Amazing Curb Appeal: Your potential buyers will form an opinion of your home the minute they drive up to it. This means that you must have great curb appeal to start off on the right foot and encourage them to want to come inside and see the rest of the property. While plants and flowers are important, don’t forget simple things like door hardware. If your home has a nice door but dated door hardware, it is a fairly simple and cost effective thing which you can change. You would be surprised at the change from simply changing the door hardware on the front door. Change internal door hardware as well where it appears dated or is just simply ugly looking.
Take advantage of creative way of marketing your house – Let’s face it, the majority of younger home buyers use the internet for everything these days. Try using YouTube.com, a video sharing Web site, to introduce yourself and your house for free.
Change Cabinet Hardware: One cheap and easy way to update bathrooms and kitchens is to change cabinet hardware. If you have sturdy and decent looking cabinetry, try changing out the cabinet hardware for an updated look. Sometimes the simple act of changing cabinet hardware can make a kitchen or bathroom appear to have new cabinets.
Use Quality Kitchen and Bath Accessories: Potential buyers view your home with the idea that when they move into it, their lives will improve in many ways. One way you can add to this feeling is by using quality kitchen and bath accessories. It is said that kitchens and bathrooms sell homes. By taking the time to make sure all of your kitchen and bath accessories appear to be high quality and have mass appeal, you can ensure that it contributes to sell your home.