From the moment they open the door, you want potential buyers to instantly picture themselves living in your home. Having neutral colors like white or beige on the walls gives them a blank slate to project their lives on.
HLN's personal finance expert Jennifer Westhoven runs down the costs of make this simple but effective tweak, and discusses how much your small investment could mean to the value of your home in a buyer's eyes.
Wednesday: It's time for your home's close-up! Smart photography tips and tricks to make your house a star online!
Get more DIY advice from Robin Meade: Take a look inside the house she sold in less than three weeks and the small changes she made to get it under contract FAST.
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