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Lake Charles New Construction Homes Often Need Personality or Warmth
I am a big believer in personality. When Lake Charles Buyers begin to view new construction "spec" homes sometimes they just all start to look the same and run together!
Lake Charles Home builders build beautiful homes but most are very neutral and kind of boring. There is no personalization in most new construction homes. When Lake Charles home buyers walk in an empty house most of them don't know what to do with the floorplan or rooms, or how they will place furniture.
I'm a Realtor not an interior designer or a home stager. Alot of Lake Charles Realtors will "stage" their own listings and those who do create a more inviting atmosphere. The buyer is able to envision placing their own furnishings when they see an example. I think builders who are not staging their homes are missing out. I have worked in a real estate market before where stagers were the "third party" in the transaction. They become neutral and most are paid a percentage or flat fee only if the home sells.
HGTV will back me up on my opinion with all the real estate shows about marketing your home. HGTV says that the number one mistake that people make before putting their house on the market is not staging.
Curb appeal is the first impression and a well manicured landscaped yard is appealing to buyers. So whats up with Builders not even throwing some sod down on all that dirt? When viewing Lake Charles new construction, Buyers will ask me, "what about the yard?" Meaning they want to know what is going to happen to all the mounds of dirt in front of the house or the open ditches to the street. Some Lake Charles subdivisions or neighborhoods require a certain percentage of landscaping be done per the Homeowner Association Rules. This can be as much as 10% of the sales price of the home. Builders can skimp on landscaping and will not always follow the HOA rules thus leaving that expense for new homeowners.
Dress up your Lake Charles New Construction Home to Sell. Do something to add personality. Buyers like perks and perks usually work no matter what you are selling!
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Author Bio: Marilyn Boudreaux Marilyn Boudreaux is a full time REALTOR® licensed by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission and affiliated with Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s in Lake Charles, LA. Marilyn Boudreaux is one of the top 100 real estate agents within the entire Century 21 South Louisiana/Texas Region
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