Selling a condominium can be a challenging task. There are many selling points such as low- or no-maintenance living and the close proximity of amenities. The challenging part can be maximizing the space and creating an environment that shows well to potential buyers. Here are a few tips on how to go from cramped to cozy in a small condo:
1. Paint – Light, Bright, and Consistent
Studies show lighter colors are often more inviting and give off the perception of a larger space. It’s also important to make sure the ceiling color is lighter than that of the walls; this “tricks” the brain into thinking the ceilings are higher.
Consider painting all your rooms the same color. Different hues in different rooms create the illusion of division, making spaces seem smaller and more segmented. One neutral color will create an open and flowing environment.
2. Let’s talk about the kitchen…
Keep things uniform. Update countertops, backsplash, and cabinet handles but make sure everything matches and stays in a light, neutral zone. Remember, you’re not making these changes to satisfy your own style or taste. You want buyers to be able to imagine themselves in this space, not feel like they’re invading your space. Continue reading