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Or… tone it down. Make your house a place that anyone could imagine living in. This means removing most evidence of your personal taste. Accent walls of vivid hues are all the rage now, except in the real estate marketplace. Decorate with a rigorous devotion to beige. Neutral walls, pale furniture, soft lighting, and inoffensive art all go a long way toward creating a crowd-pleasing interior.

Store your collections in a safe place for the duration of the selling process. Remember, you want prospective buyers to look at the space, not get distracted by your stuffed animal collection.

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