Should You Paint Before you Sell Your Home?

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Tips for painting your home before you sell

Are you planning on putting your house on the market soon? If you are then you likely have a lengthy “to-do list” to get your home ready. One of the things that maybe on your list is to paint your walls. At first it may seem like a daunting task however a fresh coat of paint could attract many more potential buyers. Here are some tips to follow for painting your home before you move.

Neutralize

If your house is painted for your particular styles such as a bright accent wall here and there or dark colors in certain spots you may want to consider painting your walls neutral colors. It is widely known that neutral colors attract more buyers. Bright colors or areas that stand out due to their paint color can distract buyers from looking at the layout and other features of the home. In addition other buyers may not want to buy the home due to the fact that they will need to paint everything prior to moving in. Create a blank canvas with neutral colors and buyers will have the easier time looking at the home.

Time it right

In an ideal world you should have painting done prior to any photos taken of your home. You certainly don’t want to have painting in process when people are viewing your home. Paint cans, painting tarps or unfinished rooms will deter buyers. If the painting job is completed before the pictures are taken your home will look very fresh, clean and inviting in all of the photos.

Get your home ready to show

If you apply a fresh coat of paint on your walls it will brighten up your room and add enhance the look and feel of your home. Dull paint with visible stains or scratches will make the home look shabby. Also, using light colors can help brighten up dark rooms and hallways as well.

Enlist the professionals

Getting ready to put a home on market is very time-consuming. Do yourself a favor and hire a professional to do the painting for you. The job will be done quickly and efficiently in a fraction of the time that you could do it yourself. Furthermore cleanup will be easily done leaving your house ready to show.

It’s common for many sellers to do some touch ups in the home prior to putting on the market. A great way to brighten up your home and make your whole home fresh and clean is by putting on a fresh coat of paint. Be sure to hire the professionals at Polson Painting to complete the job expertly and efficiently.



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