When Selling a Home, Don’t Forget About the Garage!

When Selling a Home, Don’t Forget About the Garage!

Could your listing’s garage need a makeover?

Being the car enthusiast my husband is, when we were shopping for our home, the first thing he wanted to see was the garage. After checking it out, some of the homes would only get a cursory glance before he’d announce that he didn’t like it. There were some that I had to agree with him on; however, there were others that I thought were “the one”.

Finally, I got him to put into words what it was that he didn’t like about them. In a lot of cases, it was the garage. If it was being used as a dumping site, he was put right off. Like many buyers, he couldn’t visualize its potential.

To make your home appeal to the car enthusiasts out there, here are a few simple ideas for the garage:

· Don’t use the garage as a storage facility. Rent a unit to store all of your extra furniture and unnecessary belongings. Storage units can be pricey, but the benefit of having one definitely outweighs the cost. Not only will your garage look great, but other areas of your home will also be less cluttered………..

Click here to read the entire article by Charlene Storozuk,  February 3, 2014 

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