Whenever I meet with a client about staging their house for sale, one of the first questions I get is….Should I paint? Painting is by far the easiest way to make a property feel brand new. The challenge for most people is that they think that everything has to be painted white or they’re at the opposite end, where they think their red walls look just fine.
Here’s how I decide when painting with color or leaving existing colors (other than white), will help a house sell.
1) Using paint color to highlight architectural details. Choosing a color other than white, like the pale blue in the picture above, will allow details like crown molding or custom built-ins to stand out as valuable features to potential buyers. Buyers will pay more for a house with character, so why not show it off.Read more