Expert Advice on Getting Your Home Ready To Sell
Impress potential buyers with our home-update tips for every budget: $100, $1,000, or $5,000. Mix and match our ideas by taking on several small projects or focusing on one or two larger ones.
Living Room Redo
$100: For an instant makeover, opt for a fresh coat of paint. “By repainting that way-too-bright red room in a more neutral, appealing color, you’ll remove an eyesore that drives away buyers,” says Julie Reynolds, spokesperson at Move, Inc.
$1,000: Take stock of the living room and decide what elements would make it shine. Consider options such as a new mantel, a ceiling fan, and wall-mounted shelves.
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