colorado by kate

Open House Tips

Here are 11 ideas to help make your home more attractive to potential buyers.

  1. The outside must shine.  You’d be surprised at how many buyers “sell themselves” on your house on the basis of their first impression as they drive up the street.  It’s called curb appeal.  You can enhance curb appeal by making sure the lawn is mowed, the bushes are trimmed, and the flower beds are freshly mulched.  Spending a few hundred dollars on fresh paint on the front of the house can return thousands of dollars in sale price.  Especially touch up the trim.
  2. The inside must look new.  Again, paint is cheap.  Be your own worst critic.  If you think a room could be brightened with a fresh coat of paint, do it.
  3. Make cosmetic repairs.  Windows that are cracked, holes in the walls, and tiles that are chipped all send the wrong message to…

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