Is Your Home Dated ?…5 Savvy Experts Help You Decide
Find and fix those outdated features that stamp your home DATED…and keep it off a buyer’s “hot” list.
You may or may not realize that certain features make your home feel “dated”.
And yes…decorating trends do seem to change quickly – probably more quickly than our wallets, if not our taste, can keep up.
But eventually, serious sellers realize today’s buyers take a pass on homes that needs considerable updating. Buyers want homes in turn-key condition with all the bells and whistles. They are quick to dismiss a home that needs “too much work.”
How do you figure out which updates are the best investment of your time AND money?
Here are 5 well-respected experts who will show you what’s hot...what’s not…and what you can do to fix it.
What makes your home dated (and some quick fixes)
The Family Handy Man points out 12 of yester-year’s trends, and gives you their best advice on what can be done quickly to bring them into the present.
It may be easier than you think!
Cheap and easy update fixes…when you don’t have much money.
From paint to fresh flowers, if your budget is extremely limited, follow Krista Baum’s matchless advice first…
Break (some) of the color rules when you update
Diana Hathaway Timmons , a color consultant says (some) color rules are made to be broken. Too much conformity can weigh down the senses…when updating your home, creative risks are the name of the game.
Small Update Investments can pay off in a big way
Vanessa McGrady, a self proclaimed wild-minded creative turns her superpowers on helping home sellers make small investments – when their home is dated – that really add to the bottom line.
The key to raising your home’s value lies in making smart updates
Countryside Living brings in Josh McGillivray, host of HGTV’s Income Property…
Josh knows a thing or two about updates …including which ones make the most impact.
His tips for updating the most important room in your house—on a budget—are pretty genius.
BONUS – a full interview with McGillivray outlining what NOT to do. Valuable advice here.
Did I forget any?
Is there other home-dating features I forgot to include?
Let me know in the comments, and I’ll update the post with the best ideas (and a link crediting you).