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You Can Refresh Your Space with Almost No Money

by Suzanne M. Harvey

You Can refresh Your Space with Almost No Money

Is it time to sell your house?  The market is ready with buyers eager to find their next home.  So you look around your house & know it needs a little refresh.  But no one wants to spend lots of money on big renovations when trying to sell their house.  Here are my top 5 ideas so that you can refresh your space with almost no money.


You Can refresh Your Space with Almost No Money


First thing you must do is de-clutter. Seriously if you love knick knacks box them up.  When a potential buyer enters your home they want it clutter free.  Take a look at each space & remove everything then only put back one or two things.  Also make sure that any personal items such as family pictures, are removed.  You want buyers to picture themselves and their family living in the space.


Deep Clean  

You Can refresh Your Space with Almost No MoneyAnother thing you must do is a good old-fashioned cleaning because this will make all the difference.  No one wants to buy a house that seems dirty.  It will make potential buyers feel that the house is not well maintained.  If you give your house a really deep clean (windows, floors, carpets, dusting) it will be easier for you to keep it up when all those buyers line up for showings.

Refresh the Paint 

You Can refresh Your Space with Almost No Money


Next you need a fresh coat of paint will instantly refresh the look of your home.  More importantly, warm neutrals are best and will appeal to a wide audience of buyers.  A few of my favorites are Gobi Desert (Behr Paint), Weimaraner (Benjamin Moore) & Perfect Greige (Sherwin Williams).  A little paint & some elbow grease is all you need.



Rearrange Your Furniture

You Can refresh Your Space with Almost No MoneyYou don’t need to buy new furniture to get your house ready to sell.  Save your money for your new place.  Think about the pieces you have.  Can you move some pieces to create a new layout?  Can you put some pieces in another space or give them another purpose?  One note on this tip – sometimes you just need to get pieces out of the space altogether.  Rent a storage unit or donate.  The small cost of a storage unit is worth it to get that house sold quickly.


Update Accessories  

Finally purchase a few new elements will liven up your space.  So buy new throw pillows in a fun & coordinating color or maybe a new duvet for your bed.  Even a new light fixture can change the look of your room.

You Can refresh Your Space with Almost No Money

So are you ready to sell your house & find your next dream home?   The use these 5 ideas so you can refresh your space for almost no money.  With these ideas you will be well on your way. Put a little effort and a little money into your house then get ready to move on.

I can’t wait to see how you use these tips so make sure to post comments and pictures.



  1. Richard Hunsucker on August 28, 2016 at 12:47 pm

    This is a good idea for me since I’m a little tight on cash.

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