One way to shine in a competitive housing market is to create a good first impression.
According to home-selling experts, some quick tips for speeding up this process include burning candles during open houses, filling the home with the aroma of fresh-baked cookies and hanging a wreath on the front door.
Home-improvement experts say that investing several thousand dollars in new kitchen countertops or a bathroom remodel will give the home a whole new look and that you will most likely recoup your entire investment, if not more.
A quick fix can make a significant difference but you don’t have to spend a fortune, say experts at lighting control manufacturer Lutron Electronics. An inexpensive yet effective way to increase a home’s curb appeal while adding value for its next owner: Add dimmers in key rooms of the home.
Priced from just $10, dimmers can completely change the look and feel of a room while adding ambiance and creating moods, not to mention saving energy and increasing the life of your lightbulbs. Plus, your listing can include a mention of your dimmers, to differentiate it from the rest.
Dimmers can improve the mood...