October 28, 2008
Have you ever walked into a house that feels like you are stepping into a dimply lit dungeon? No, I'm not talking about a festively decorated Halloween house. I'm talking about a house with drawn curtains, dim lighting, excessive amounts of dark colors, and overgrown shrubbery blocking any last hope at light. You don't want this to be your house during a showing.
It might seem like a small thing, letting in the light, but when prospective buyers are walking through it's not. A dark house is not appealing to most buyers. Most people prefer homes flooded with light, especially and great sources of natural light. So in order to make sure your house is the "brightest" choice, follow these simple steps before any open house or showing of your home:
- Clean all windows inside and out
- Open all of the drapes and blinds in your house
- Turn on all lighting in the house
- Do any necessary pruning as to not block any windows
- If the walls are painted a dark color, consider brightening them up with a bright and popular shade-just make sure to make it something that appeals to the masses
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Currently Ryan has about 40+ listings in inventory, and will have sold over 23 homes so far in 2008. Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions about Chico area real estate.
Ryan Vaught, Realtor
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000 Grubbs Rd, Oroville $2,600,000 Small acreage residential homesite development land located in Oroville. This parcel has 194 acres of rolling residential acreage currently zoned low density residential with ...
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2050 4th Street, Thermalito $795,000 6100 Sq. Ft. Quality bank owned commercial property with a great location. Parcel is 1.39 acres. Potential uses of property include boat, RV or auto dealership, mechanic shop, tire shop an...
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1454 Broadway St, Chico $650,000 4 Bedroom 4 Bath 3600 Sq. Ft. Turn of the century historic Diamond Match Company Victorian home on the historic registry. Qualifies for historic tax reduction. The home is in near original condition with i...
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477 Southbury Lane, Chico $509,000 4 Bedroom 3 Bath 2806 Sq. Ft. Welcome to your new spacious home with custom floor plan, loaded with extra features such as Italian tiles, walk-in pantry, cherry wood raised panel cabinetry, stainless steel...
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408 Paseo Companeros, Chico $445,000 3 Bedroom 2 Bath 1806 Sq. Ft. Beautifully Remodeled 3 bedroom 2 bath home on close to an acre in town! Spacious kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, eating bar and adjacent built i...
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11767 Butte Creek Island Rd, Chico $429,000 3 Bedroom 2 Bath 1612 Sq. Ft. Take a deep breath and enjoy every minute in this beautiful rural setting and fine home with acreage. This home is located about 15 minutes from Chico, just off of Honey Run R...
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60 Glenview Way, Oroville $399,000 3 Bedroom 2 Bath 1729 Sq. Ft. Beautifully maintained home. There are great features including a newer roof, HVAC, granite counter tops, granite around the fireplace, and new paint. This home is in great co...
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1869 Rose River Ave, Chico $359,000 3 Bedroom 2.5 Bath 1994 Sq. Ft. One of the best lots in heritage oaks! This home is facing beautiful natural landscape making it feel very private. A great location with easy access to trails leading to Bidw...
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3249 Myers Street, Oroville $260,000 2448 Sq. Ft. Investors crunch your numbers. This property consists of a triplex and single family home. Gross rents are about $2000 per month. Home has a newer roof, appliances, water heat...
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1740 Oleander Ave, Chico $259,000 2 Bedroom 1 Bath 956 Sq. Ft. Super cute charmer in the east aves with tons of new amenities! Kitchen has granite, entire house new dual-pane windows and paint inside and out. Warm hardwood floors and nice...
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