Home Selling Props You Get To Take With You

Home Selling Tools that Move When You DoMost home selling improvements that you make have to stay with your property when you sell it. Light fixtures, faucets, decorative curtain rods, new towel racks, and expensive rose bushes are all part of the deal — the new buyer gets to keep everything attached to your house, unless otherwise stated.

And you know, it’s sometimes a little frustrating to have to buy a bunch of goodies for a group of perfect strangers.

So here are a few home selling props that not only make a house stand out and look more sellable — you get to take them with you when you move:

Outdoor Speakers – If your want to make a good impression and give your home a luxurious touch, purchase speakers for your deck, patio or garden, then turn on some beautiful “home showing” music before each potential buyer arrives. This is a great way to create an outdoor paradise that house hunters won’t forget. And, this is the perfect time to install them, when people are sure to cruise around your summer garden and grounds.

There are many types of easy-to-install outdoor speakers available that are built into decorative stones, garden pots or even frog statues. These speakers usually range from $50 to $200, and you can enjoy them now, while you’re selling your house — and then wrap them up and take them with you. You can find these speakers in catalogs or online by doing a search on “garden speakers.”

Artful Graffiti - Even though we were taught as kids to never write on walls, it appears that this art form is now highly desirable, as long as it’s done tastefully.

Nowadays you can purchase stick-on vinyl wall quotes, words or artistic images that can be applied to any wall and then moved to another location just as easily. For example, you can place the word “Welcome!” in elegant scroll in your entryway, “Bon Appetit” in your kitchen, or “Relax,” in beautiful calligraphy over your bathtub.

Companies such as www.enchantingquotes.com and www.wallwords.com provide hundreds of choices in multiple colors and fonts to fit every room style, or you can customize your own words or images. The beauty of this stick-on graffiti is that it is very affordable, lends a room instant glamour and makes it stand out from the crowd, plus it doesn’t hurt the wall when you pack it up and take it with you.

Mobiles - No, I’m not talking about mobile devices, I’m talking about the type of mobiles that hang from your ceiling and impart a touch of art, energy and sophistication to any room.  Mobiles also break up a large expanse of blank ceiling space and call attention to anywhere you want to lure a buyers’ eyes.

Mobiles are not costly, they’re quickly installed and they are permanently yours (unless a buyer falls in love with your mobile and asks to include it in the deal for an extra lump sum.) You can find thousands of mobiles online by searching under “Mobile art” or “Hanging mobiles.” It’s fun to look at all the varieties, but just be sure to pick one with thin metal wires or invisible plastic connections — not the do-it-yourself mobiles that make you cut out the planets in the solar system and hang them on pieces of string.

For hundreds of other home selling ideas read Home Seller’s Blues and How To Beat Them.

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Thanks for the post,
This is a smart strategy that will only help you, no matter what you do. Because the best way to start prepping your house for sale isn’t to put a For Sale sign in the yard, but to start working on home repairs. So start a list of home improvement projects. If the kitchen faucet is leaky, you know what you have to do.

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