Boosting Property Sales with Closet Space

By October 4, 2016Traditions Property Blog
closet space

When exploring potential properties, home buyers explore every nook and cranny of the home. They’ll look behind the door, under the carpet and in the crawl space of your attic. As they meander through your home trying to envision what their own lives may be like if they chose to buy your property, they will leave no inch of the home un-turned. If your closets are jam packed and super messy- this will only make them appear smaller. Traditions Realty shares pro tips on  closetupgradeboosting property sales with closet space.

The closet is usually the place where you stick the belongings you don’t quite know what to do with. When you are preparing to sell your home, you will probably have a lot of stuff that you are sorting through. The closet seems like a natural place to stick boxes and other materials, but don’t fall for this. Closet space can make or break a home. Instead of cramming yours with boxes, take the time to organize your closets and help make them look bigger.

Upgrade Your Closet Space

Shelving: Depending on the size and shape of your closet, you may be able to add shelves. Place foldable such as sweaters or accessories such as hand bags and shoes on shelving to free up hanging space.

Hanging Hacks: Declutter your closet by hacking your hangers.

◍ Use soda can tabs to double hang hangers. You can also use chains and s-hooks.
◍ Use shower curtain rings to organize scarves on a hanger.
◍ For children’s closets, double your space by create a hanging rod with a dowel and some rope.
◍ Hang shopping bags up with shower curtain rings and keep random stuff in them.

Loft your Bed: Looking to actually create more space? Get creative! Use the vertical space in your room by building a loft bed, even if your ceilings are normal height. Get ideas for different loft bed and storage styles on Pinterest.

Use Wall Space: Consider yourself lucky if you have wall space to take advantage of. There are many items to stick to walls to create hanging opportunities such as hooks, small shelves, tie, belt, and shoe racks!

Storage Containers: There are many options available, from shipping boxes to decorative pieces, to free up closet space.

◍ Use designer baskets and boxes to organize loose items.
◍ Store shoes in boxes under the bed or under other furniture on a shoe tray.
◍ Use a decorative trunk to store clothing or shoes.

The more crammed your closets are, the smaller they appear. By organizing your closets you can make them appear more spacious, and this may help convince a buyer that your home is the right property sale for them. Want more ideas? Contact the professionals at Traditions Realty.