In a struggling economy, one of the hardest sells is a home that includes big-ticket luxury items — mainly because amenities command a higher asking price. Knowing where and how to market these dazzling incentives in a home can bring you closer to matching the property with a new owner.
Often thought of as a place mostly for enjoying holiday dinners and birthday celebrations, the dining room is morphing into a friendlier, more intimate space as home owners try to maximize existing square footage rather than add on.
A bad kitchen can send buyers running, particularly since savvy shoppers know the cost to redo it keeps escalating. But many kitchens don’t have to be gutted and only need a few tweaks to work and look better.
You can help clients understand the impact art can make — for their own enjoyment as well as how to use it to impress buyers — with some of the following tips, from choosing what to display to how to hang it on the wall.