Planning to sell- what color should I use to paint to make it nicer?

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What color should I paint the interior to make it more appealing

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  • Snooks1948 Snooks1948 on Sep 16, 2018

    The color thats in these days is a light gray/silver.. It goes with everything.


  • Ebbjdl Ebbjdl on Sep 16, 2018

    Hi Lana. Beautiful color. Sandy Feet, it's neutral. This color goes with everything. Home Depot sells it. I don't know the brand name

  • Chris Gignac Chris Gignac on Sep 16, 2018

    In my opinion. It is best to use light neutral colors to make the rooms look larger. Usually the first thing anyone does after buying a house is paint to their liking.

  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on Sep 16, 2018

    Hello Lana,

    Neutral colors have worked in all of our home selling experiences- averaging about a month for home resale.

  • Our real estate agent said neautral colors are best for selling a house. Grays, whites, and tans

  • Joanne lueke Joanne lueke on Sep 16, 2018

    Lighting in a room will definitely change the look of any color you choose. We went with light grey for walls, and white for the ceilings. Our baseboards and trim around doors was already white, so we are refreshing all of that with new white trim paint. We are in love with the new look and how much it lightened and brightened our home. Best wishes.

  • Lana Carlson Lana Carlson on Sep 16, 2018

    Thank you everyone

  • Cynthia H Cynthia H on May 11, 2021

    Hi! We are going through that process now. I ended up using fairly neutral colors like a light gray and a creamy ivory in the downstairs and neutral, soothing colors like light blue in the master. My downstairs hallway and upstairs hall are the same ivory so that it flows nicely. I kept to this color scheme after I looked at hundreds of online listings, quickly noticing how dated certain colors and window treatments made a house look. I also noticed that most places hadn't been personalized and were over decorated with too much visual clutter. It also surprised me how rooms weren't staged to look their best if someone was still living in the house. A sink with a counter full of jars or a kitchen counter that has lots of stuff out makes it look like there isn't enough storage. Dated light fixtures also are distracting. People tend to look at online pictures before touring a house, so you want everything to photograph well. Good luck!


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