Pam Handler - SELLING THE UNSELLABLE HOME

maximizing vertical and horizontal space is a good substitution.

Don’t stop there; after all, storage isn’t restricted to clothes closets. Storage improvement opportunities apply to all your cabinets, linen closets, and attic and basement spaces. It’s important to make sure you organize your cabinets. The same places that provide closet organizers can help you with this. Take a good look at your laundry room or linen closet. Adding extra shelving in these places makes a big impact. Look for any places you can add attractive and inexpensive storage. Be sure your improvements are tasteful. Buyers really love this stuff.

ADDING A BEDROOM

Use the bedroom addition trick. Who doesn’t want to add tons of extra value to a home? Here’s an easy way: you can add another bedroom relatively inexpensively. Okay, before you start laughing, take a minute to consider your options. Not every home will benefit from an extra bedroom. But, in special cases, it can really set your home apart from others in the market. This doesn’t mean you need to add square footage to your home. Simply create space for another bedroom. For example, add a closet to an extra junk room. Voilà! You have a bedroom. You can easily convert a den, office, or conditioned attic into a third or fourth bedroom by building a closet. But before rushing off to build closets, take time to compare your home with other similar houses available in your area: 52

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