Lisa Corr, Olde Town Realty | Haverhill, MA Real Estate


For home sellers who want to do whatever it takes to enhance a house's interior, depersonalization is key.

By depersonalizing a house's interior, a home seller can make it easy for a homebuyer to envision what life might be like if he or she purchases a residence. That way, a home seller can increase the likelihood of a fast, seamless and profitable home selling experience.

Effectively depersonalizing a home's interior can be simple – here are three areas that a home seller needs to consider to depersonalize a house's interior:

1. Photographs

Although photographs of loved ones, celebrations and family vacations may hang throughout your residence, now is the right time to take them down if you're selling your house.

Removing photographs from all walls and shelves is necessary to effectively depersonalize a house. In addition, don't forget to hide any photographs located in a home office.

2. Antiques

Antiques are beautiful treasures that deserve to be displayed. However, if you're selling your house, it may be worthwhile to temporarily store these items outside your residence.

When it comes to antiques, it is always better to err on the side of caution. If you have priceless treasures that need to be removed from your house, you should allocate the necessary time and resources to store them properly. This will enable you to minimize the risk of damage to your antiques while you sell your home.

In some instances, renting a storage unit for your antiques may prove to be a great idea. Or, if you have a family member or friend who has extra storage space available, he or she may be able to hold your antiques until your residence sells.

3. Artwork

Awe-inspiring artwork can help you show off your unique personality. But if you have bold paintings, sculptures or other artwork in your home, you may want to remove these items while your house is listed on the real estate market.

Artwork sometimes can be distracting, and as a result, may make it tough for homebuyers to imagine what life could be like if they purchase your house. Also, if artwork takes up lots of space, it might be difficult for homebuyers to see the full potential of your living space.

If you need help with depersonalizing your house's interior, you should reach out to a real estate agent for support.

A real estate agent understands how to showcase a residence to homebuyers. As such, he or she will offer honest, unbiased recommendations to help you depersonalize your residence's interior and ensure your home will capture homebuyers' attention.

Furthermore, a real estate agent can serve as your guide along the home selling journey. He or she will set up home showings and open houses, negotiate with homebuyers on your behalf and respond to your home selling concerns and questions at any time.

Ready to depersonalize your house's interior? Consider the aforementioned areas, and you can give your home's interior a fresh look and feel before you list your residence.


This Single-Family in Haverhill, MA recently sold for $311,000. This Other style home was sold by Lisa M. Corr - Olde Town Realty.


19 Lexington Ave, Haverhill, MA 01835

Single-Family

$324,900
Price
$311,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Quiet tree lined street home in Bradford. Hardwood floors through out. Large living room, nice dining room, Updated eat in kitchen, 3 good size bedrooms, and a 4th room which can be used for many purposes. Fenced in yard, 2 car garage, walk up attic which is semi finish,, 1 1/4 bath, 24 hour notice is needed.

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This Condo in Haverhill, MA recently sold for $200,000. This style home was sold by Lisa M. Corr - Olde Town Realty.


104 Cogswell St, Haverhill, MA 01832

Condo

$189,900
Price
$200,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Lovingly restored Ranch! Kitchen with granite counter tops, tile floor and new stainless steel appliances. Refinished hardwood floors in living room and bedrooms, entire interior freshly painted. Finished lower level with new Berber carpeting and rough in plumbing for future bath. Large sunroom leading to oversized deck overlooking level back yard. Easy access to shopping, commuter rail and highway. Just move in and enjoy!

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This Single-Family in Haverhill, MA recently sold for $295,000. This Ranch style home was sold by Lisa M. Corr - Olde Town Realty.


202 Mohawk Trl, Haverhill, MA 01832

Single-Family

$305,900
Price
$295,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Looking for a ranch with lots of land- look no more. 2 bedroom nicely maintained house with gorgeous yard. Huge kitchen, with wood burning stove, bedrooms and living room have nice hardwood floors, composite deck that leads out to the above ground pool. Gardening area, and a little pond with wild life. Lower level is finished, and additional space for storage. Over sized garage with work shop in the back.

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When you move into a house, the aisles of paint at the hardware store can seem awfully overwhelming. How will you ever choose a color for each area of your home? Adding color to a home is part of what will make it your own. One of the last things that you may think of is the color of your front door. Instead of painting the entire exterior of your home, it might be a good idea to look at your front door. 


It’s not a sin to think outside of the box when it comes to the color of your front door. Why not let your house stand out from the crowd? There’s many different colors that pop out and make great additions to any front door. We’ll break down some of the great possibilities for your front door here.


Red


Red is a great color because it goes well with many neutral tones. It brings a bit of life to a sometimes rather bland exterior color of the home. You can put a red door on a home that is a shade of tan, gray, or even white. Keep in mind that there’s also many different shades of red for you to choose from that allow you to find the tone and feel that works for you. 


Yellow Or Orange


You can certainly welcome visitors with a touch of cheeriness right at your front door. Yellow brings a certain kind of warmth to the entrance of your home. Yellow goes well with white, grays, tans, even brick and stone exteriors.


Orange needs to be used carefully. With the right tones surrounding it, you can make use of orange on your front door to make your home a bit more welcoming. Shades of orange work well with grays, blues, greens, and white exteriors. 


Earthy Tones: Green And Blue


Green and blue are great colors to help your home stand out from the crowd and provide a touch of style and warmth right at the front door. There are so many shades of green to choose from. You can go with a light green such as mint or lime. You can also choose a darker shade of green like olive or avocado. 

Green shades on a door pair well with whites, browns, tans, stone, cream, grays, and even shades of blue. 


Blue is often a color that we use more indoors. There’s so many different shades of blue that are available. Blue doors pair well with an exterior that is gray, white, tan, stone, brick, or gray.


You can really use the front door of your home as an element of surprise. When you think of what colors go together, it’s hard to go wrong with a bold front door.




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