Mud RoomContemporary Entry, Boston
We cut out the middle box of the cubbies to visually connect this room to the rest of the house. Now people can see who is at the door.
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10. Build in extra storage. Another great investment is to add built-in shelving or cabinets in halls, garages or anywhere you have the space. Buyers love seeing great storage, so this can add a lot of appeal — and if you are able to do some of the work yourself, you can keep costs reasonable.Do you have a home improvement story to share? What's your advice to those wanting to increase their home's value? Leave a comment and let us know!More:Selling to a Younger BuyerHow to Get Ready for a Big MoveSell Your House Faster: 21 Home Staging Tips
Shoe ZoneTaking your shoes off at the door not only feels great — your floors will stay cleaner. Even if it's nothing but a designated spot beyond the door, having a place to kick off your shoes is key. But if your entryway feels overrun with footwear, establish a system to keep the amount to a minimum. • Put one to three pairs of shoes away each time you do a quick clean.• Use a bin to corral them so they don't overrun the space.• Decide on a maximum number of shoes allowed and put away extras once the zone gets crowded.