10 Things That Make Buyers Bite
Find out which features make a difference in the bottom line.
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Think you're ready for the open house? Consider this: "Architecturally interesting homes in immaculate shape can be shown empty," notes designer Applewhite.
But in general, "people look for a homey kind of a feel," adds real estate agent Kohn. And that's homey, not homely. If the bulk of your furniture isn't attractive, don't hesitate to have it staged (propped with attractive rental furniture). "We're even seeing that done in the inexpensive condo market," she says.
Watch HGTV's Designed to Sell for great staging ideas.
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Realtor, Coldwell Banker Realty
Los Angeles, CA
Interior Designer, Linda Applewhite and Associates
The Lane family enlists professional help to get their home sold for top dollar.
Neutral wall colors and coordinating furniture are sure to help this couple receive top dollar for their split-level home.(7 photos)
The Designed to Sell take the dingy and dull out of a colonial-style home making it ready for a profitable sale.(6 photos)