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17 Tips for Adding Value to Your Bend Oregon Home

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If you’re thinking about selling your Bend Oregon Home there’s never been a better time to sell than right now because, there’s still a huge demand for homes, and mortgage interest rates can still be considered to be historically low.

The best thing you can do before listing your home is increase its value by following these 17 tips.

Tip #1 – Clean your home thoroughly before buyers arrive – This should include cleaning windows, closets, medicine cabinets and inside your refrigerator.

Tip #2 – De-clutter your Bend Oregon Home – Start boxing up most of your unused personal items now and placing those items in storage.

Tip #3 – Paint the walls inside your home – Although you should paint walls neutral colors, don’t hesitate to paint one wall in your kitchen or bedroom a bright color since this will also serve as an accent wall and add color to your home.

Tip #4 – Remove carpet from your bathroom – Replace carpet in the bathroom with vinyl, tile or wood flooring.

Tip #5 – Replace burned out light bulbs – Make sure you also replace light bulbs in closets and also in your garage as well.

Tip #6 – Repaint interior doors – Besides repainting interior doors you should also replace door hardware as well.

Tip #7 – Scrape popcorn ceilings and repaint – You can easily do this project yourself in one weekend.

Tip #8 – Hire a professional designer for one hour to get their perspective on things you should do to renovate your home.

Tip #9 – Improve curb appeal by planting new flowers and trees, painting wood fences and revitalizing or replacing your mailbox.

Tip #10 – Remove dated décor or fixtures from your home like door knobs, drawer handles and light fixtures.

Tip #11 – Purchase new floor mats and rugs for your home.

Tip #12 – Purchase wire racks and other organization options for your kitchen and bathroom cabinets.

Tip #13 – Paint kitchen cabinets white because, white works with almost any decorating style.

Tip #14 – Add more seating areas in your home to create conversation spaces.

Tip #15 – Organize your garage – Purchase peg board to hang up tools and buy shelving to put paint cans and other items in their place.

Tip #16 – Send your pets on a “pet holiday” before buyers arrive and remove any traces of pets since some home buyers do not like pets or animals.

Tip #17 – Add a patio in your backyard – Use concrete pavers instantly create a patio in one weekend and instantly add value to your Bend Oregon Home.

Sell Your Bend Oregon Home

To get started with selling your Bend Oregon Home contact the Deb Tebbs Group today by CLICKING HERE or calling us at (541) 323-4823.

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