Bigger is not always better, but sometimes you are ready for bigger, especially when it comes to your home’s floorplan.
If you plan to sell and move out of your little home sweet home soon, you’ll want to take note of the following three tips from Homelight:
#1 Create an Illusion.
Or rather, when you stage your home, demonstrate how your home small how can look and feel bigger than the square footage might suggest.
There are many ways to design and decorate your home give the appearance of a larger space:
Use light colors on the walls. Let the natural light in as much as possible. One way to do so is by choosing sheer window dressings. Hanging window treatments can give the appearance of taller ceilings.
Most importantly, remove as much clutter as possible. That includes unnecessary items, as well as clunky furniture.
#2 Your advertising angle? Features.
While advertisements for larger homes might mention items like spacious rooms, several bathrooms, and vaulted ceilings, advertisements for small home should focus on the home’s best features.
Items like convenient and/or charming location, highly rated schools nearby, any private outdoor space attached to the home, etc.
#3 Coax buyer with cost of living perks.
Homebuyers who are searching for a small home could likely include older couples ready to downsize or first-time homebuyers interested in a smaller price tag. Consider the kind of people who might be interested in buying your small home and cater your marketing to them.
Cost of living is one of perks of owning a smaller home. Remind your buyers of items like lower utility bills and tax expenses, for example.
You know the charm and character of your small home— Show potential buyers why they’ll love calling this small space home sweet home.