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We hear similar stories repeated in different ways from our clients; At first, they look forward to stolen weekend's to golf & relax in the desert - they gradually discover they're crafting ways to spend more time here until it becomes clear, life just doesn't get any better than this."

Once that realization hit's, the process of change begins... We know what an extraordinary commodity your home is - buying or selling a home can be one of the most important decisions you will make and having the right team on your side will make the difference.

We specialize in homes throughout the Palm Springs Valley including Palm Desert Real Estate & Homes, Indian Wells Real Estate & Homes, La Quinta Real Estate & Homes, Rancho Mirage Real Estate & Homes, Palm Springs Real Estate & Homes& Indio Hills Real Estate & Homes. Whether you want to buy or sell an estate, lock & leave property with income potential, a resort property, land to build your dream home, or a property located in a country club or golf community we know the desert and are here to help. Our motto, If its important to you, it's important to us, guides us as we help our clients buy or sell a home in the desert.

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Staging Your Home to Sell

Spa like Bath

Spa Like Bath Attracts Home Buyers

When preparing your home for sale, the key word to shoot for when staging your home to sell is, “Spa-like”.  You want buyers to peek into any one of your bathrooms and have the impression this is a luxurious place to unwind. 

  • Put all hygiene and primping products out of view; place everything in decorative baskets under the sink.
  • Remove wallpaper and accessories related to a theme, such as Southwest or Barbie.
  • De-emphasize an older cabinet or dated sinks, tub or commode by introducing accessories like a shower curtain and towels that have a complementary color.
  • New countertops can dramatically update a bath. Add decorative framed mirrors mounted on top of an existing wall of mirror; a great way to give the space visual interest.

A couple of easy purchases you can make to add spah appeal to your bathroom.  Towels and more towels – thick and luxurious towels, all white or a couple of soothing colors that compliment your home. 

Roll several and place them in a basket with bath salts and loofah  – fold and stack some on open shelves, add potpourri and greenery, hang layers on towel bars. 

Add scented candles and more greenery to a tray on the tub deck to soften the space, add a fresh rug and most important don’t forget the elbow grease.  Sparkling clean is a top priority – make all of the bathrooms the cleanest place in your home. 

New flooring can transform a tired looking bath into a fresh modern space in one afternoon.  There usually isn’t a lot of square footage in a bathroom, making this upgrade easy and fairly inexpensive. Today’s buyer does not want carpet in a bathroom.

Visual Clutter in a bathroom projects a lack of space and energy. Eliminate as much clutter as possible; keep the space simple and limit the items you display to well selected accoutrements.

Organize and clean inside the drawers, under sinks and inside the linen closets. Show the buyer there’s room here to grow.

Having skilled professionals on your team will be essential to the successful marketing and sale of your home. If you’re thinking about selling your home or it’s been on the market and didn’t sell – give us a call; see how our strategic marketing will get your home sold quickly for top dollar.

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  • Cathi & Ben Walter
  • REALTOR ®
  • 44530 San Pablo, Suite 101
  • Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • P: (760) 218 – 5752
  • E: Cathi@DesertAreaHomeFinder.com
  • CalBRE# 01346930

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