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Monday, September 21, 2020   /   by Melanie Hollis

The Best Interior Paint Colors when Selling Your Home

The best paint colors for selling your home are neutral colors and earthy tones. This means warm beige, light gray, off-white verging on yellow and white.  
Trendy interior colors include blush pink, true blues and soft pastels. Check out the paint colors of the year for more trending ideas.
For your kitchen, choose a light blue or gray paint. Research shows that homes with this color kitchen sold for almost $2,000 more than homes with white-walled kitchens.  
The Best Paint Color for the Whole House Interior
The most common paint colors to use in every room of your home are neutral colors like gray, beige and white. Ask yourself these questions while selecting paint samples:  

Does it feel warm and inviting?
Does it feel cold or boring?
Can you see the previous color underneath?

Fortunately, there are many neutral colors that make your home feel warm even if they’re usually seen as cool. For example, try greige—this is a warm ...

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018   /   by Melanie Hollis

5 Reasons to Sell your Home in 2018

t's been nearly a decade since the Great Recession delivered the worst housing crash in modern memory. But these days, the fallout feels squarely in the rearview mirror. Markets have bounced back with fervor, and confidence is skyrocketing: From Charlotte, NC, to Stockton, CA—and everywhere in between—homes are flying off the market at record prices, and buyers are still clamoring to get in the game.
One thing is clear: It's a great time to be a seller. 
"We’ve seen two or three years of what could be considered unsustainable levels of price appreciation, as well as an inventory shortage that resulted in a record low number of homes for sale across the country," says Javier Vivas, director of economic research for realtor.com®.
In other words: Today's buyers are exhausted. And in many cases that means they're willing to sacrifice to get a toehold in the market.
Sounds like the stuff of seller's dreams, right? But know this: I ...

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