So.. You are in the thought process and market of selling your home. You wish to have it appraised and valued for the highest dollar possible… so now you wonder … well is there anything you can do yourself to increase the market value? The answer is a simple YES!


Some basic things you could do to spruce up the home include:





1. Paint Your Home

Search for neutral and appealing colours and determine if you do or don’t already have it within your home. A fresh coat of paint can create a refreshed feeling and energy throughout the home. It helps revitalize and create an impression of new beginnings. 2017 is a year where there are unique colours set to trend the market. 


2.  Kitchen is Royalty

This is a magical area within any and every home… especially when you have first time home buyers coming through the property. Millennials in particular are paying close attention. A fresh coordinated look, maintained with a modern/updated set of basic appliances and simple coat of paint can go a very long way in creating an awed first impression.

3. Staging The Home

It is important to create a flow throughout the home where the potential buyers can have ease envisioning their own selves or family residing within the building. You want to ensure there is minimal clutter and personal connections to the rooms. The idea is to sell your home not invite strangers to look at your life story… Try and incorporate “Feng Shui” into each room and create good strong energy.

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4. Remember Curb Appeal!!

This is a simple task that if overlooked can lose significant you value on your home!! Be sure to properly maintain the front and back yard. Tend to the grass, garden, flower beds and patio area. These features are already a part of your property so why ignore showcasing it!




Simple actions like these can help go a long way in showcasing the beauty and maximized potential of your property.

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Kim Bailey-Brown – D: 519-865-0078
Real Estate Sales Representative
Re/Max Twin City Real Estate
515 Park Road North, Brantford, ON.