Ok, so maybe you don't want to move...
But you aren't really sure you want to STAY either?
We all reach a point with our houses, from time to time, where we are DONE with them. (I have been there myself!) Like, get me outta here.
And this may be the perfect time to go through the motions as if (we are just pretending here) we are going to put the darn, disappointing thing on the market.
How does this help??
Well, all of a sudden, we begin to look at our house through another person's eyes--a potential buyer's eyes--and we will see things a little bit differently.
You know all those things you have been tolerating? All that chipped paint in your bedroom, the powder room toilet that has been running intermittently, the living room layout that has never felt quite right--
Those things will NEVER DO when that sign gets posted on the front lawn and the open house is scheduled for next Sunday!!
It is time to polish this thing up and make it beautiful. It is time to get our game face on, carve some time out of our weekends, and make this happen.
Because life is so busy, it is so easy to NOT put your home on project status, and just slowly become more and more disenchanted with it each year we knock around in it, watch it age, and continue to live with rooms that don't serve us.
However, when it is "Your Potential Buyer" that will be disappointed, suddenly the urgency and energy is there to make the most of things, pull rooms together, and make sure the spaces in our house are beautiful and welcoming...
So this FLIP really is a flip in our attention and intentions with our house. We are trying to impress someone else...and in the process, we may just impress ourselves, and fall in love with where we live all over again.
So, are you up for this challenge?
It can be really simple things and inexpensive fixes that can make all the difference (as you can see here in this redesign I did earlier this year), so don't hesitate to take the next step! I have a few openings in my Redesign Program this summer, where we meet for a couple of sessions and make HUGE changes in how you feel about your house, and how your rooms function for you.
Your house is too big of an investment to not love each day you spend in it.
I'm excited! Hope to see you soon!!