Dorota Dyman & Associates Real Estate: Expert tips on retro home makeovers

If you're thinking about updating your property to put it on the market, you may want to do some research to make sure you're not updating the wrong parts. Retro appears to be in, with bright pops of color and old bras light fixtures. This doesn't mean that you want to throw it on the market without polishing some things up, but you should always be careful not go get rid of things that will be a great selling point and add a unique character to the home.
Some people have come to the point of actually redoing more modern homes with a 1950's-1970's look to it, so if it's in good condition, save yourself the extra money and keep it. Younger buyers and renters may be more interested in it as-is. The only thing that really can't be salvaged is carpet that dates back 40+ years. It's probably best to move past that one and replace it with well polished wooden floors.

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POSTED November 27 2013 12:52 PM

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