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Clive Pearse: Well finally the big mama has arrived, it’s the open house. And before we fling open the doors to potential buyers it’s time for a sneak pick transformations. This room used to be duct and dreary now it’s a bright open space that welcomes potential buyers. Fresh coats are paint on the walls and the trim, showcases the homes character. Rearranging the furniture and adding a new window treatments and accessories draws attention to the bay window without over using on our budget. Lisa: I mean this one of the best aspects of this house, the architecture. So why not just totally show it off. Let’s come and look at the dining room. Female: Okay. Male: Let’s go. Lisa: So look at this. Female: It’s beautiful. Lisa: What an elegant dining room. Female: Yes. Lisa: You couldn’t see it to the roller skates, the plants, the shoes, and the clutter. Clive Pearse: Now it’s the show piece in an in there self. Decorative accessories and boatels make it easy for buyers to imagine this as a perfect space for entertaining. Chris white cabinets and trims the new chandelier and around dining set adds the finishing touches to the room and the changes assure to add to appearance cash flow. Lisa: It looks much up to date. Female: Yes. Lisa: And every single item that looks up to date and maintain will give somebody the impression that whole house is up to date to maintain and don’t want to make an offer. It’s a good fight. Female: Yes it is. Lisa: Let’s go into the kitchen. Female: Okay. Lisa: This room looks great. Female: It does it looks amazing. Clive Pearse: Before the kitchen was out dated and cluttered, now its open airy and attractive to would be buyers. The new oven hood and the paint job on the cabinets give a fresh clean look. A warm wall color and new dining set and window treatments make this important space inviting a great thing for potential buyers. Lisa: Everybody look for a spacious, useful kitchen so I think— Female: They have it. Lisa: They can see it now. Clive Pearse: Seeing is believing in the front yard too, some colorful flowers, a new lantern and some lawn furniture that move from the backyard make a lively first impression for only $105. And speaking of dollars how Lisa did spent of $2000 budget. Just on the one half we use to buy furniture for the dining room and kitchen, other pick ticket items included the dental molding and special projects like the chandelier and the landscaping. The rest are spend to the window treatments, paints and accessories for a grand total of $1960. Lisa: Are you ready then for today. Female: I’m ready. Male: Yes. Lisa: I think they’re going to come and love this house. Okay and what do you say? Clive Pearse: In the end these multiple office did come true for the buyers the one they accepted was the 21,000 above the asking price, proving you can’t teach an old house new tricks.
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