The housing market is competitive, and when you’re putting your house on the market, it’s intimidating. When you work with Pacific Sotheby’s Realty, you are working with some of the most motivated and hardworking real estate agents out there. While this should be calming, it isn’t always the end piece to really ride out the time your house is on the market, or the bit that leaves you feeling confident when you put it on the market. If you’re looking for ways that you can improve the face value of your home before it’s up for sale, consider a few of these tips.


A fresh coat of paint can make something look entirely different, and you won’t believe it until you see it. If you’ve lived in your house for a couple of years, there’s a good chance that the main rooms, as well as the bedrooms, could all use a coat of fresh paint. Do this with tarps on the floor so that you don’t have to worry about updating that later, but this is a quick and easy job that can make a house look cleaner, larger, updated and welcoming. Always pick colors that are neutral, so that whoever moves in doesn’t need to paint them if they’d like something that’s fairly standard. A nice off white or eggshell is pretty common and usually a good, reliable color to choose.

For the record though, painting doesn’t stop on the interior of your home. If the outside of your home is chipping, faded or is a less common color, you might see that an updated paint job could do the trick. This is something that you’ll have to check with your HOA on before committing to a certain change. You can also update the paint of any fences or decks that you have so that it looks nice and fresh as well.

Spent Time with Your Realtor

There’s value in spending time with someone that does this professionally. As we mentioned earlier, the realtors that you’ll be working with when you list your house with Pacific Sotheby’s Realty are incredible, and they can give you an idea of what people looking for homes on the oceanfront are hoping to find. Whether it be interior design, cosmetic projects or simple things that you can do around the place to add some light or catch eyes to certain perks, the pro’s are the ones that will be able to tell you, so ask your realtor what you can do to improve the value of your home.

Our team has a variety of market tricks that we can implement in your house so that every showing is one that catches eyes and remains in their mind long after they’ve walked the property, believe us when we say that this is something you can definitely benefit on. And besides, two heads are always better than one. As a team, we can come up with a multitude of ways to boost the look and feel of your home.

The team at Pacific Sotheby’s Realty are always there to help, so reach out to us and allow us to do anything that we can to provide you with the ease of mind that you need when your house is on the market. If you’re ready to get your house listed, call our team today and we can get started on making moves.

These aren’t the only ways that you can increase the value of your home, if you’re interested in learning a few other things that you can do to boost face value, check back in the next couple of weeks for our follow up blog with more information.