Interior Design to Help a Sell Your Home in a Hurting Market

If you are trying to sell a house right now, things may be a little difficult. The housing market, though beginning to turn around, is still largely a buyer’s market. The fact that houses have not been selling for the past several years means that even though people have money to start buying again, there are huge collections of beautiful homes with owners desperate to sell. This means that competition is fierce, and for many, time is short. Maybe there are significant expenses waiting for the sale, or a good job waiting elsewhere.

“You’ve gotta spend money to make money!” or so goes the old saying. Most people who hear this phrase equate it to a bad salesman trying to push an unnecessary product. The true good advice phrase should read, “You gotta spend money on the things that are important and save elsewhere to make money!”

Too many products have been pushed on the American consumer, who is suffering from an overload of stuff, and a lack of time to organize it all. Clutter makes people anxious, which in turn makes them less likely to have a warm emotional feeling around the place that is cluttered. Without a warm emotional feeling, obtaining the price you want for your home may be very difficult.

Now, of course you have the floor swept and the laundry put away when a potential buyer comes around, but what about clutter on a more subliminal level? The furniture in a room can create a feeling of clutter or order, depending on how it is arranged.

Most people still have their television and entertainment centers based on large pieces of furniture that house TONS of unnecessary components with seemingly unending cords and cables. What these people don’t realize is that these set-ups can waste 10 – 20 square feet in your living room, den, or wherever your TV is kept. Although it might not seem like a lot, that is about 1% of the average house size in the US.

Mounting the TV on the wall and removing the huge furniture and room area devoted to it is a popular way to save space, but most people are still reluctant to do so due to their lack of expertise and the exorbitant prices being charged for the professional services necessary to accomplish it.

The question is, what would you pay to increase your house size by 1%, and would it be worth it? If it cost $1000, the tradeoff may be dubious. However, what if it only cost $129? That would be a good use of spending money to make money. Winters Solutions is offering a summer special until Labor Day that includes a consultation, breakdown of existing system, TV mounting, system reintegration and diagnostics.

If you are trying to sell your house, consider spending a little to improve the interior A LOT.

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