Top 10 Tips for Making Your Bathroom Shine On The North Shore Of Long Island

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Top 10 Tips for Making Your Bathroom Shine On The North Shore Of Long Island 

Before you put your North Shore Of Long Island Home For Sale, have you taken a good look at your bathroom lately?

Larry And Sheila Realtors think it may be a good time to take anotherNorth Shore Of Long Island Selling Tip look at your bathroom as this is the busiest place in your house that potential buyers are going to visit and deserves extra attention. No matter how your bathroom looks on a day-to-day basis, when you are trying to sell your house, the bathrooms should be spotless. An organized bathroom that presents itself as clean and decluttered, will be more appealing to buyers.

1. Clean, Clean, Clean ~ No matter how clean you think your bathroom is, look again and keep it sparkling clean.

2. Declutter ~ Put away any personal items like shampoo, hair brushes and don't forget the dirty towels.

3. Lights On ~ If bulbs are missing or dirty looking, replace them.

4. Get Paint Brushes Ready ~ Painting is an easy fix to refresh a dull looking bathroom and has a big impact on the way it presents itself.

5. Bathroom Carpet A NO NO ~ If the bathroom is fully carpeted, remove it NOW. We have never shown a house on The North Shore Of Long Island where the buyers "liked" carpet in the bathroom, and they will only have negative thoughts on how dirty the bathroom is as carpets hold onto moisture and odors.  

6. Scrub That Mold Away ~ Clean mold and dirt from tiles and shower doors and behind theLong Island Seller Tips shower curtain. Buyers are going to look.

7. Replace That Chipped Sink ~ A buyer will notice cracked or chipped sinks and their reaction will always be negative. It's easier just to replace an older sink and even a vanity too than to have a buyer consider the house less valuable.

 8. Old Shower Curtain Be Gone ~ Replace a worn old looking shower curtain with an inexpensive new one. It does make a difference!

9. Leaky Faucets ~ Get those little annoying leaks fixed. Buyers will notice this and it may bring up negative concerns about the rest of the house. 

10. Mirror Mirror On The Wall ~ It might be a good time to replace the old medicine cabinet with a new decorative mirror that reflects light and makes the bathroom look larger.

The above are inexpensive ways to increase the value of your bathroom when trying to sell your North Shore Of Long Island residence and greatly contribute to the value of your home. Remember, the bathrooms are considered key selling points.
When you have a North Shore Of Long Island house to sell, every little thing counts so make your bathrooms shine! 
This Long Island Real Estate Report For Sellers is courtesy of Larry And Sheila Realtors 631-805-4400 helping Buyers and Sellers on The North Shore Of Long Island.

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Al & Peggy Cunningham Brokers, Brampton Ontario Homes For Sale 905-450-5500
RE/MAX Realty Services Inc.

Great tips Larry and Sheila and if one room in the house should sparkle, it better be the bathroom! We so agree about putting personal belongings off the counters!

June 01, 2012 12:00 PM
Ron & Alexandra Seigel
Luxury Real Estate Marketing

Larry and Sheila,

As usual you give us superb tips on the subject of bathrooms.  We have seen our share of carpeted bathrooms, and we always wonder what were they thinking of?  I agree about cleaning a bathroom to show, and I feel that way about having it clean for ourselves. A

June 01, 2012 12:04 PM
Joshua Zargari
MJ Decorators Workshop
MJ Decorators Workshop LI staging and home decorating

Good afternoon Friends.

Those are great tips...

It is going to rain soon on Long Island.

June 01, 2012 01:03 PM
Kwee Huset
Venice Florida Homes For Sale
Kwee Huset Realty

Larry & Sheila, another excellent information on prepare the house for sale my friends.

June 01, 2012 06:03 PM
Gita Bantwal
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
RE/MAX Centre Realtors

These are great tips.  I will share this post with others.

June 02, 2012 03:16 AM

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