Do it Yourself

Before You Sell: Easy Paint Jobs Recommended by Real Estate Agents

Painting is a great way to start DIY if you’re not experienced in fixing things yourself as it doesn’t require a lot of know-how and is quite affordable. Since it offers an inexpensive way to transform a space, it’s a great way to spruce up your home before you put it on the market.

There’s nothing better than a potential buyer knowing they don’t have to paint or touch up their walls before moving in. Tim Her, Realtor, Broker and Team Manager at Point Honors Associates and Realtors in Atlanta, shared some insight: “Despite today’s market, first impressions are still very important. We strongly recommend painting the main living areas: living rooms, hallways He said that’s especially significant if you’ve already started moving your furniture out of the house, as the marks will be especially noticeable and “you’ll see every scratch and blemish on the house. Hur says, “To make projects easier, painting front doors is always in style. Just be sure to follow all HOA rules and regulations.” He continued, “Any strong, bold color should be reconsidered in a neutral color…strong, dark colors may be acceptable to accent walls, but make sure the house is bright and [all] furniture matches the color palette.