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10 Things That Make Buyers Bite
Find out which features make a difference in the bottom line.
A Nice Entryway: 10 Things That Make Buyers Bite
Impress buyers right off the bat with a beautiful entrance. "I always
tell sellers to put a fresh coat of paint on the front door," says real
estate agent Theresa Evans of Charleston, S.C.
if you don't have an entrance at all, make one. "A lot of my buyers
have mentioned that they don't like to just go through the front door
into the living room," says Los Angeles-based Realtor Rhonda Kohn.
problem, more common in condos and apartments, is solved by cleverly
placing furniture to create more of an entryway. "A console table or
demilune chest of drawers with something over it creates a welcoming
vignette," says designer Sue Adams of Andover, Mass.