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Design Trends for the Bathroom that Buyers Hate

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Bathrooms are an essential part of any home, especially when it comes to buying and selling a home. They’re impossible to ignore and one of the first things buyers look at. Despite this, it’s simple for homeowners to forget how important these rooms.

Bathroom decor can quickly to go wrong. Little features look big when they’re packed into these small spaces, so minor things like shower curtains or how clean the window is can make a big difference.

On the other hand, homeowners are also able to take advantage of how powerful interior design can be in smaller spaces. A little effort goes a long way when looking to maximize the price of property or speed up a sale. Homeowners can boost the benefits of their sale with these tips on the most unappealing bathroom trends around.

Color Toilets and Sinks
Toilets and sinks in colors like rose pink or seafoam green were incredibly popular years ago, but they’re still loved by many people who enjoy a vintage look or just love bright spaces.bathroom2

However, homeowners have a greater potential to make more money faster if they appeal to a wide range of buyers. Bathrooms decorated in a classic style are great looking to most people, making them more likely to put down an offer.

Peel and Paste Contact Paper
Modern peel and paste contact paper is new trend that’s taken over many interior design websites and stores. It’s available in countless prints, colors and patterns and its popularity continues to grow.

Despite this, it’s difficult to find a style that’s sought after by the majority of buyers. Yellow polka dot cabinets may be hip, but it’s usually best for homeowners to decorate in neutral colors in traditional materials like wood.

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Carpet is warm and feels great, but there are several drawbacks to decorating with this trend. Buyers know the potential hassle of wall-to-wall carpet, which may reduce the price of their offer or stop them from buying at all.

Buyers like stress-free flooring that’s difficult to stain, so homeowners should consider using easy-to-clean materials in their bathrooms.

Unusual Tile and Linoleum Flooring
Unusual tile colors and patterns can look outdated, while linoleum flooring can look inexpensive. Unfortunately, neither results are attractive to buyers.

To get the most out of their property, homeowners should consider replacing the flooring with hardwood or a convincing laminate alternative.

Homeowners should reach out to a reliable real estate professional to get more advice on how to create beautiful bathrooms today.

moo thorpe headshotFor more helpful tips please contact me at 505.780.0310, or email me at moo@moothorpe.com and I will be happy to assist you.

Whether you are selling your home, or buying a home, I can help you with your endeavor.

 

 

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