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Selling can be overwhelming. You're packing everything up, trying to make the house look pristine when all around you is what feels like chaos. Since buyers want that great first impression, you know it's important to declutter—often that means cleaning until your home looks like it's never been lived in. And while you’re rushing around, trying to find a new place for your items, it may seem like an impossible task.
Take a breather—it's actually easier than you think. Here are four staging tips that are so easy they may not have even crossed your mind:
Decorate for the potential buyer. You know who this is because you were once this person! If you're in a starter home neighborhood, the buyer will likely be a younger individual or couple who is…
When buying a home in Park City they are so many things to think of, but there are 4 things are very important to consider when buying a home. One we have all heard of location, location, location! The other three you may of heard of but not as much: Inspection, Homeowners Insurance, and electric work.
To see more detail on why you shouldn't skimp on these four these see the full article here: 4 things not to skimp on when buying a home
As always if you have any questions concerning Deer Valley or Park City real estate please contact us.
It takes just 26 seconds for a guest to form an opinion of your home when they walk through the front door. What does your space say about you? While we try to resist the urge to judge, there's no doubt that first impressions count.
Whether you're expecting guests or you're hoping to transform your spare room into a rental, experts agree there are five key areas that friends notice first about your house. Thankfully, it takes minutes to correct them. Here, Miranda Cresswell, brand director at OneFineStay, and Ariel Kaye, CEO of Parachute and the newly opened Parachute Hotel, explain the most effective ways to update your home before guests arrive. Got five minutes to spare? Make these simple changes for a home that makes a lasting impression.…
Landscaping is one of the most important ways to increase your property’s value quickly. In fact, a gorgeous landscape design can increase the value of your home by at least 5 to 11 percent—and maybe more. The best part about landscaping is that even though it’s one of the most valuable home improvements you can make, it’s also one of the easiest. If you’re wondering how to turn your landscape into one of your home’s most valuable assets, here are some tips to get you started.
1. Match Landscape to Your Home’s Style
The best way to get an excellent return on investment with landscaping is to make sure it fits with your home’s style. For instance, if you own a Victorian home, a Japanese garden will be sorely out of place and may even lower your…
Are you getting your Deer Valley or Park City home ready to sell? Here are 7 simple and easy tasks to make sure your home looks picture perfect before each showing.
Dust And Sweep Quickly
Sweep the kitchen, bathrooms, and entryway. Give the baseboards and window sills a quick once over, and quickly wiping down the furniture, TV screens, and computer monitors can help make each room shine.
Make The Counter-tops Sparkle
All counters in the kitchen and bath should be clean and clear. Remove clutter as well as small appliances and knick-knacks that should be stored.
Load The Dishwasher And Washer and Dryer
Clear the dishes off the counters and out of sinks by loading the dishwasher, but do not start the cycle if it will be running during the showing.
Focus On The Curb Appeal
The first thing that potential buyers will see is the outside of your house. The lawn, landscaping, front porch, front door, and driveway are the first impression your home is going to make, so spruce up the lawn, plant some flowers, paint the front door, reseal the driveway, whatever it takes to make a good first impression.
Time For Some Deep Cleaning
This is crucial in home staging and is more than just picking up and vacuuming. Clean the spaces in the home that haven’t been cleaned for a very long time (or ever), including baseboards, vent covers, ceiling fans, and the fireplace.
Brush On A Fresh Coat Of Paint
A fresh coat of paint in main rooms or throughout the house can bring a home back to life. Renew the space