Sayonara, Small Space
The Designed to Sell team makes a basement condo rise above its underground stature.
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Before: Smelly and Stained
The real estate expert stressed the importance of first impressions and even first smells. She warned that buyers make decisions in the first 30 seconds, so their initial thoughts are crucial. When entering this home, the pet odors and dirty carpet are immediately evident. Clutter is another issue. Shoes are piled up on the landing by the front door and the shelves next to the fireplace (not shown) are over-packed with books and knickknacks. The working fireplace is a great asset, but the unfinished, faux-finish paint treatment on the surrounding wall could send up a red flag to potential buyers.
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