If you’re considering putting your home on the market and think that only costly improvements will make a big difference, think again. While major renovations can certainly boost the value of your home and entice buyers, there’s no need to break the bank. There are lots of low-cost improvements that can increase your home’s value... Continue Reading →
According to market research done by Zillow, homes with blue bathrooms sell for more money. Light blues have the best bang for their buck, so what shades to choose? Here's some ideas for you to get you started. All five colors are Benjamin Moore, from left to right, Beach Glass, Wythe Blue, Wedgewood Gray, Wolf... Continue Reading →
Staging will enhance and improve any space and create a neutral environment allowing all buyers to envision themselves living there. When a buyer can see themselves living there then they can best ascertain whether they like the home or not. That's why I stage every home I sell. It's human nature to be curious. Homes that... Continue Reading →
Color is coming back in all shades blue, green and in between. Keep walls neutral and splash up the cabinets for an easy home update. My favorites from Benjamin Moore: Wythe Blue, Stratton Blue, Wedgewood Gray, Silver Marlin, Flora. For more subtle color with gray tones try Wolf Gray, Sea Pine, Heather Gray.
Silver Cloud by Glidden is a good gray paint for a home with lots of natural light. It registers cool in sunlight and warmer in artificial light. It matches well with gray toned woods and also with honey colored woods. It was a great fit for this house located in Los Gatos, CA. The staging... Continue Reading →
Lighting and paint work wonders to update your home instantly before putting it on the market to sell. It is incredibly cost effective and will always produce a multiplied return on investment. Important for selling is creating a cohesive look, neutralizing personal styles and replacing with either trending looks or classic time tested design elements.... Continue Reading →
Elegant gray that won't feel cold. Works best with natural light, reads warmer in artificial light, pairs well with all wood tones. It is a great color choice if you are looking for a gray paint. I used it throughout this home in Los Gatos, CA for a wonderful seamless feel. Additional photos at 16070Shannon.com.
Realtors often appear to overlook the garage. It’s not that we discount their importance, it’s that they have endless possibilities. So why not tackle all that stuff you’re storing for who knows when and turn your garage into a space you love? Here’s my tips. Paint Here’s your opportunity to be creative and show... Continue Reading →