The two rooms that consistently make the biggest impression on buyers are—without a doubt—kitchens and bathrooms. Even in today's uncertain economic times, home owners and buyers are willing to spend on upgrades to these two essential rooms. Their goal: Create that polished high-end look they've seen in magazines and on TV.
Take care when giving color advice to home sellers. Their color choices might be sending the wrong message to potential buyers.
Many salespeople and stagers say neutral beige or off-white walls are what sells listings—but a touch of color may be just what you need to revive buyers' interest in a languishing listing. And although beige may offend no one, the right...
Sellers in financial distress require something extra from real estate practitioners. Facing a short time to sell before foreclosure and sometimes prickly negotiations with lenders, some listing agents are turning to the growing cadre of stagers who employ the ancient Chinese technique of feng shui to dissipate the negativity of financial woes.