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With home buying season in full swing its important to remember how important kitchens are to home buyers! Buyers are searching for a home with a kitchen they can envision themselves in, they want a spotless, updated, spacious and warm kitchen to entertain friends and cook for their family.

It doesn’t mean home owners have to do an expensive remodel to sell their house!  Below are a few affordable tips to ensure your kitchen shows at its best!

Easy Spruce Ups!

1.  Fresh Paint!

      Nothing says clean more than a fresh coat of paint!  Repaint your kitchen with a warm neutral color. Don’t neglect to remove any outdated wall paper or border!

2. Organize! 

     Go through and empty out cabinets and pantry’s sorting through and tossing out any outdated or expired foods and products. Pack-up everything that you don’t use on a regular basis then refill and organize cabinets only 1/2 –2/3 full.

Clear clutter off counter tops to reveal its size.

3. Clean, Clean & Clean again!

     Scour & polish all appliances, Scrub floors and baseboards, Clean & polish cabinets doors and hardware, Clean ceiling, light fixtures, windows and sills and Polish sink, faucet and counter top!

Affordable Updates!

1. Paint dated or worn cabinets, white, cream or espresso brown are a good choice.

2. Replace outdated hardware on cabinet doors and drawers.

3. Install new updated faucet, sink and light fixtures.

4. Remove or replace any worn or outdated window coverings.

    Kitchens sell houses!  A clean, updated and inviting kitchen will tell buyers that it is the perfect spot for their family to build memories together!

     As a Professional Home Stager I help homeowners with all those stressful decisions needed to prepare their home for sale.  Contact me at Designs for Living for a Home Staging Consultation and I will provide you with everything you need to do so that your property will look its best to potential buyers!