Know what makes me want to barf? (well, one thing, because there are a lot of things that make me want to barf) Home staging shows. You know, the ones where some cute little chick tells you that nobody is going to buy your house if your dining room is red. Or if you have a bucket of cat toys in the corner.
Guess what? My dining room is red! And when we put it on the market, I am *NOT* painting it beige. When we bought this house, the dining room was deep purple. The living room was minty green. The master bedroom was aqua. There were wallpaper borders. We bought it anyways. *gasp* Take THAT Lisa LaPorta!
When we were looking for a place, we saw some horrendous wallpaper. Disgusting tile. Putrid wall colors. We even saw photos of families and buckets of toys! Yet somehow we managed to look past those things to issues like floorplans, flow, overall condition, neighborhood.
People aren't nearly as stupid as television tries to make us. So IN YO FACE, HGTV.
Anyone with me?