Feng shui is an ancient Chinese design philosophy that tries to optimize the flow of energy through any space — a single room, a house, even an office building. Buyers who believe in the principles of feng shui will avoid homes with the following characteristics.
When your listing is lacking in storage space, you have a big challenge to overcome in order to maximize buyer appeal. Tiny closets and other storage problems are surmountable after you get the sellers’ cooperation.
Just because you’re given small spaces to work with in preparing a home for market doesn’t mean that you’re stuck with them. You can easily make any room look larger or more attractive, according to designers and home stagers who have developed strategies to show off the best features of every room in a house.
Injuries in the garage are more common than you may expect, according to a national study released last month, and most of the mishaps are due to a lack of organization. It makes sense to encourage sellers to get this crucial part of the property in order for showings—a move that will improve safety and make a great impression on potential buyers.
As the U.S. population continues to expand, communities throughout the country are facing a housing crunch. The solution? High-density areas where housing, jobs, retail, and entertainment are all interwoven—creating communities where the emphasis is on walking, not driving, according to the National Multi Housing Council 2004 Annual Report.